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Abortion - Medical termination of Pregnancy(MTP)


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New restrictions on Essure sterilisation device in the United States, but no recall

04 May 2018

On Monday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) imposed new restrictions on the permanent contraceptive implant following reports of painful...

Japan, Sri Lanka: working women banned from getting pregnant

17 April 2018

In Japan, a pregnant employee was reprimanded for getting pregnant outside the company's "pregnancy schedule". The company introduced a rotation system for...

Mississippi Governor signs bill banning abortions after 15 weeks

06 April 2018

On Monday, 19 March, Republican Governor, Phil Bryant, signed a bill banning most abortions after the 15th week of pregnancy.   The only exceptions...

Abortion in Great Britain: could draft bill pave the way to conscientious objection in the medical profession?

06 April 2018

A draft bill extending conscientious objection rights to all health professionals has been branded "pointless" by pro-abortion campaigners in Great Britain...


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