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Abortion - Medical termination of Pregnancy(MTP)


Bioethics press synthesis

United States: 32 family planning centres closed in 2017

08 January 2018

According to a study published by the organisation American Life League, 32 Planned Parenthood centres[1] closed their doors in 2017.   Two...

Ireland: Heading towards authorised abortion up to 12 weeks?

27 December 2017

In an article published in the journal Obstetrics & Gynaecology, bioethics and medical experts express their desire for a more in-depth investigation into...

Abortion: a Californian law comes before the United States Supreme Court

29 November 2017

The United States Supreme Court has just announced that, in early 2018, it will hear an appeal against a Californian law which obliges "private anti-abortion...

UNESCO’s Ethics Commission publishes a report on robotics

13 November 2017

In September, UNESCO'S World Commission on the Ethics of Scientific Knowledge and Technology, "COMEST"[1], completed a report on robotics, which has just been...


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