Ireland: towards a reform of the law banning abortion?

Publié le : 5 December 2012

 In Ireland, the death of a young pregnant woman of Indian origin after she was refused an abortion has aroused controversy, and the country is now examining the possibility of a reform of the law banning abortion. According to the Minister for Health, James Reilly, "the government’s decision will be taken at the end of December, and implemented next year."  The article points out that "a group of legal and medical experts has been appointed to examine the conditions for new legislation on the ending of pregnancy."  

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