1 December 2006Portugal: 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 2015Abortion: 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 2006Brook 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 2006Attitudes to Abortion: summary of findings
Research shows changes since 1997.
27 November 2006Finland: 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 2006UK: 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 2006Sex 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 2006USA: 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 2006bpas 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 2006Central 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.