Monthly archive: October 2007
31 October 2007Bangladesh: Reduction in maternal mortality
This study aimed to assess the contribution of intervention strategies, such as skilled attendance at birth, to the recorded reduction in maternal mortality in Matlab, Bangladesh.
31 October 2007USA: Multifetal pregnancy reduction
The purpose of this study was to examine changes in multifetal pregnancy reduction (MPR) procedures in 2000 cases and to evaluate evolving trends within the last 1000 MPRs.
31 October 2007USA: Intimate partner violence in Bangladesh
This study set out to examine relations of intimate partner violence to unwanted pregnancy, miscarriage, induced abortion and stillbirth.
31 October 2007Parliamentary committee publishes report on abortion
The Science and Technology Committee has set out its conclusions on scientific developments which should be considered in any new Parliamentary debate relating to the Abortion Act 1967.
26 October 2007Commentary: 40th anniversary of the Abortion Act
Articles by Ann Furedi, Ellie Lee, Polly Toynbee and Janice Turner.
26 October 2007MPs plan liberalisation of British abortion law
The House of Commons Science and Technology Committee is likely to boost attempts to make abortions easier, reports the Times (London).
25 October 2007Abortion: What You Didn’t Need To See
The Channel 4 Dispatches documentary on late abortion and fetal pain was a gratuitous and confused mess, argues Stuart Derbyshire.
25 October 2007Voice for Choice group proposes abortion law reforms
A consortium of pro-choice organisations has outlined its key campaigning objectives.
25 October 2007‘Too many abortions’, say critics
Lord Steel, architect of the 1967 Abortion Act, and Dr Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury, writing in the Guardian and Observer respectively, raise concerns about the abortion rate.
22 October 2007What sort of abortion law does Britain need today?
The barrister Barbara Hewson discusses the legal history of abortion, and the questions this raises for 2007.