Monthly archive: September 2008
25 September 2008School holds out against cancer jabs
A Roman Catholic school has been criticised for refusing to allow 12 and 13-year-old girls to be immunised against cervical cancer on its premises.
19 September 2008fpa pamphlet sparks controversy
A sex education booklet aimed at six-year-olds has been published by a UK sexual health charity.
19 September 2008Google to allow anti-abortion advertising
The search engine is to change its policy on adverts about abortion following a legal challenge from a Christian pressure group.
13 September 2008Norway: Abortion and immigration status
This study analysed the frequency of termination of pregnancy (TOP) and associated risk factors according to immigration status.
12 September 2008Australia: Modernisation bill progresses
A law to decriminalise abortion in Victoria has been passed by the lower house of Parliament.
11 September 2008Poland: Pregnancy database alarms prochoice advocates
A new Mother and Child department in Poland is to be established at the Ministry of Health to monitor pregnant women and fight the so-called ‘abortion underground’.
11 September 2008Event - Abortion: the hard arguments
Ann Furedi and Professor John Wyatt debate at the UK Battle of Ideas festival in London, 1 November 2008.
11 September 2008UK: Women’s experiences of abortion
This study set out to undertake a narrative review of qualitative studies of women's experiences of abortion and their perspectives on surgical or medical methods.
5 September 2008Canada: Court upholds abortion clinic ‘bubble zones’
The British Columbia Appeal Court has upheld the province's so-called 'bubble zone' anti-protest law even though it curtails free speech rights around abortion clinics.
4 September 2008Fears that parents may boycott cervical cancer vaccine
As the nationwide innoculation programme against cervical cancer begins, parents are reportedly suspicious of the jabs.