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Monthly archive: January 2006

27 January 2006

India: Dispute over sex ratio

More than 10m female births in India may have been lost to abortion and sex selection in the past 20 years, research published in the Lancet has claimed.

25 January 2006

Confidentiality guidance is lawful, confirms judge

Sue Axon, of Baguley, Manchester, in January lost her court battle for a parent's ‘right to know’ if girls are being advised or treated on abortion, contraception or sexual health.

20 January 2006

USA: Pregnant minors’ abortion rights under review

The US Supreme Court has called for a review of a lower court decision to overturn a law demanding that a minor's parents be informed of an abortion.

13 January 2006

300 women travel to UK for late abortions

Almost 300 women from outside the UK travelled to have late abortions here in 2004.