Monthly archive: December 2007
17 December 2007What’s so bad about abortion?
Abigail Fitzgibbon, BPAS Press and Public Policy Officer, reports on a recent debate for Parliamentarians and the public in the Palace of Westminster.
17 December 2007Beware the pro-lifers’ ‘middle ground’
Sharmini Brookes, an attendee at the debate ‘What’s so bad about abortion?’, found herself incensed by the anti-abortion lobby’s twisted conception of ‘choice’.
13 December 2007Contraceptive pill may become more widely available
Health minister Lord Darzi has said that a pilot scheme will look at pharmacists offering the contraceptive pill.
13 December 2007USA: Pharmacists’ experiences of emergency contraception
This study set out to assess pharmacists' perception of their role in dispensing emergency contraception (EC) in San Francisco.
3 December 2007Government responds to STC report
On 29 November 2007, the UK Government published its response to the report of the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee on Scientific Developments Relating to the Abortion Act 1967.
2 December 2007USA: Worldwide abortion trends
This article presents new worldwide estimates of abortion rates and trends and discuss their implications for policies and programmes to reduce unintended pregnancy and unsafe abortion and to increase access to safe abortion.
2 December 2007USA: Abortion statistics, 2004
This report summarises and describes data voluntarily reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regarding legal induced abortions obtained in the United States in 2004.
1 December 2007USA: Toxic shock and medical abortion
This study's objective was to understand better the risk of fatal toxic shock caused by Clostridium sordellii in women who had a recent medical abortion with mifepristone and misoprostol.