Monthly archive: July 2007
17 July 2007USA: Teen birthrate continues to fall
Birthrates to teenage girls continued their 15-year decline in 2005 as adolescents got into the habit of using condoms during sexual intercourse, claims a report by the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics.
17 July 2007Switzerland: Efficacy of two intervals and two routes of administration of misoprostol
This study aimed to assess the effects of the interval between multiple doses of misoprostol and the route of administration to terminate pregnancy.
17 July 2007Why not decriminalise abortion altogether?
By Ann Furedi, chief executive of bpas.
17 July 20071967 Abortion Act: The debate to date
Jennie Bristow, editor of Abortion Review, rounds up the arguments.
13 July 2007India: Government minister proposes new move against sex selection
Women and child development minister Renuka Chowdhury has proposed that all pregnant women register with the government and seek its permission if they want an abortion.
13 July 2007BBC reports delays for Early Medical Abortion
A shortage of facilities for women wanting an abortion pill means some are paying privately or having invasive terminations, the BBC has claimed.
13 July 2007USA: Effectiveness of immediate compared with delayed insertion of IUD after abortion
The study's objective was to model rates of pregnancy and repeat abortion among women choosing intrauterine contraception after an abortion when the intrauterine device (IUD) is inserted immediately after the procedure or at a follow-up visit.
9 July 2007Scotland: Catholic leader calls on PM to review abortion laws
Cardinal Keith O'Brien wants Gordon Brown to join with him in 'the defence of life as yet unborn'.
2 July 2007USA: New Hampshire repeals parental notification law
New Hampshire on 29 June became the first US state to repeal a law requiring parental notification for teenagers to get abortions.