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Abortion - Medical termination of Pregnancy(MTP)


Bioethics press synthesis

Only 20% of American women know their cycle

20 May 2019

A new survey by the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York revealed a “basic gap in fertility knowledge for many US women”. The study, which was...

U.S.: Georgia to become the fourth state to adopt the "Heartbeat bill"

20 May 2019

A new American state has adopted the Heartbeat bill, a law that prohibits abortion once a foetal heartbeat can be detected, usually around six weeks of...

Abortion in Ireland: 6,000 requests for information since January 2019

20 May 2019

Since abortion was decriminalized in Ireland on 2 January 2019, the Health Service Executive’s (HSE) My Options helpline has received 6,000 calls. Of the 317...

The law in the Netherlands authorizes stillborn and aborted children to be registered

20 May 2019

Following a petition signed by 82,000 Dutch people, a law now allows parents who so wish to do so to apply for their stillborn child to be registered as a...


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