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Monthly archive: September 2014

24 September 2014

Spain: Victory for campaign against new abortion law

The Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has dropped plans introduce a highly restrictive abortion law. Justice Minister Alberto Ruiz-Gallardon, the architect of the bill, has announced his resignation. And the pro-choice movement everywhere should be celebrating, writes Jennie Bristow.

15 September 2014

Spain: New abortion law set to be ‘abandoned’

The Spanish government is poised to drop its plans to drastically limit access to abortion in the country, according to the newspaper El Mundo.

8 September 2014

Q&A – Extremely premature babies

Improvements in the survival of babies born at over 24 weeks' gestation is a cause for celebration. But what is the prognosis for babies born at lower gestations? And what do the issues involved in the care of extremely preterm infants have to do with 'time limit' for abortion?