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1 December 2006

Portugal: Date set for abortion vote

The country's predominantly Roman Catholic population will vote on whether to legalise abortion on 11 February 2008.


17 June 2015

Abortion: Trusting women to decide, and doctors to practise

This new BPAS publication lays out the case for why we need to re-think Britain's abortion law.

1 December 2006

Brook training and conferences

Brook runs training programmes for professionals, and holds conferences at least three times a year.

1 December 2006

‘Two doctor’ rule hits the headlines

The UK media responds to the Ipsos Mori poll on attitudes to abortion.

28 November 2006

Attitudes to Abortion: summary of findings

Research shows changes since 1997.

27 November 2006

Finland: The use of oral contraceptives among Finnish teenagers

The authors studied changes in the use of oral contraceptives among 14-18-year-old Finnish girls from 1981 to 2003.

24 November 2006

UK: Unintended pregnancy and emergency contraception use in Scotland

The authors sought to establish how many pregnancies ending in either childbirth or abortion are unintended, and what proportion of women use emergency contraception to try to prevent pregnancy.

23 November 2006

Sex education not enough, say researchers

Sex education alone does not cut pregnancies and abortions among teenagers in the UK, claims a Medical Research Council study in the British Medical Journal.

23 November 2006

USA: Pregnancy decision-making among women seeking abortion or prenatal care

Conventional measures of pregnancy intentions were compared with newer measures in women seeking abortion.

15 November 2006

bpas responds to Nuffield Council on Bioethics’ report on preterm babies

‘Ethical comment on the care of preterm babies is welcome - but it does not shed any new light on abortion', said Ann Furedi, Chief Executive of bpas.

14 November 2006

Central America: Patient privacy and abortion bans

The authors contend that post-abortion care providers who breach patient confidentiality endanger women's health and violate ethics.

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