dinsdag, oktober 17, 2017

Abortus buitenland

Part 2: Reproductive Health Doesn't Include Abortion . . . But It Does

Adapted from Ave Maria Law Review, Spring 2013

(Part 1: A Norm is Born)

NEW YORK, September 20 (C-FAM) The term "reproductive health" seeped without fanfare into UN language in 1972 when it was adopted by Jose Barzelatto, the inaugural head of WHO's program on human reproduction.

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This is the first of a three part series based on a new paper just published in the Ave Maria Law Review.

NEW YORK, September 13 (C-FAM) For decades, powerful countries and wealthy foundations conducted a campaign to create a global standard for abortion rights. Despite their efforts, the phrase "reproductive health" has been adopted, but not an international norm of reproductive rights.

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NEW YORK, August 9 (C-FAM) A USAID employee shut down a workshop on abortion complications just hours before doctors were to present at a medical conference in South Korea. Her associate then physically blocked TV cameras from interviewing the physicians.

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NEW YORK, August 9 (C-FAM) A researcher dedicated to bringing risky medical abortion to developing countries has set her sights on Bangladesh.  Her new study demonstrates a plan to expand access to abortion pills by using misleading language and an unusual set of laws.

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NEW YORK, June 14 (C-FAM) An attempt to use a hard case to change national abortion laws unexpectedly backfired on UN human rights experts and abortion advocates this week. A tense international political and legal standoff ended instead with a mother in recovery, a baby girl whose brief life ended by natural causes, and a frustrated collection of activists scrambling to do damage control.

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KUALA LUMPUR, May 24 (C-FAM) When Melinda Gates declared that family planning for poor women would be her signature issue, she named her campaign “No Controversy.”

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NEW YORK, May 3 (C-FAM) The self-styled “master planner” of a 1990s landmark population conference last week lamented the failure to subsequently advance reproductive rights, often a code for abortion.

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Het Schotse Hof van Beroep in Edinburgh woensdag heeft twee rooms-katholieke verloskundigen in het gelijk gesteld. Op grond van gewetensbezwaren willen ze niet meewerken aan het uitvoeren van abortussen.

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Last year the death of an Indian woman was exploited as an example of Ireland’s “archaic” abortion laws. But the under-reported inquest tells a different story.

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NEW YORK, March 29 (C-FAM) The tiny island nation of Malta has been singled out as a human right abuser by legal experts in Europe in preparation for its next review by the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva. Malta’s unforgivable offense is protecting human life in the womb.

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Is de abortusgrens nog wel verdedigbaar?

Nationaal symposium “Is de abortusgrens nog wel verdedigbaar?”Op zaterdag 29 maart 2014 heeft een nationaal symposium plaatsgevonden om vanuit verschillende disciplines tot een standpunt te komen ten behoeve van politiek en wetenschap.

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