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Abortion - Medical termination of Pregnancy(MTP)


Bioethics press synthesis

Funding abortion services in developing countries: Ireland could change its policy

18 March 2019

Last week, the Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar and foreign minister Simon Coveney launched A Better World, a new policy on aid for developing countries. This...

Record drop in abortions in Quebec

18 March 2019

"The number of abortions in Quebec has reached its lowest level in 20 years". According to the Régie de l’Assurance Maladie du Québec (RAMQ) (Quebec health...

Ireland: towards paid abortion leave?

18 March 2019

An Irish MP is calling for full pay for women off work to have an abortion. Most of these women go on sick leave to have their abortions, which is not always...

Is abortion necessary when the mother's life is in danger?

11 March 2019

The argument put forward to defend the proposal to extend the law on abortion in New York State and to authorize it during the nine months of pregnancy is that...


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