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Author: Kristin Luker
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: contracept, decision, abortion, chances, taking
Number of Pages: 228
Published: 1978-07-17
ISBN-10: 0520035941
ISBN-13: 9780520035942

A study of the contraceptive practices of a large sample of clients in a California abortion clinic challenges common assumptions about the social and psychological trauma associated with abortion as a means of birth control

Author: Theresa Papademetriou
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: selected, countries, abortion, laws, survey, comparative
Number of Pages: 104
Published: 1993-01-01
ISBN-10: 1568062141
ISBN-13: 9781568062143

Covers; Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, France, West Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland. These laws deal with: where the procedure must take place, who is authorized to perform an abortion, whose consent is required in a case involving a minor, under what circumstances an abortion may be performed, and much more.

Author: Robert D. Goldstein
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: interpretation, legal, abortion, love, mother
Number of Pages: 260
Published: 1988-02-01
ISBN-10: 0520060849
ISBN-13: 9780520060845

Offers a fresh perspective on the ethical, philosophical, and legal aspects of the abortion issue, and discusses adoption and the responsibilities of the medical profession

Author: World Health Organization
Publisher: World Health Organization
Keywords: medical, abortion, questions, clinical, asked, frequently
Number of Pages: 42
Published: 2006
ISBN-10: 9241594845
ISBN-13: 9789241594844

On November 1-5, 2004, in Bellagio, Italy, the UNDP/UNFPA/WHO/World Bank Special Program of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction (HRP), organized a meeting entitled International Consensus Conference on Non-surgical (Medical) Abortion in Early First Trimester on Issues Related to Regimens and Service Delivery (Annex 1). This document is the result of the deliberations of the participants in that meeting, who included highly experienced researchers and clinicians in the area of medical abortion. Prior to the meeting health-care personnel providing abortion services

Author: World Health Organization
Publisher: World Health Organization
Keywords: prevention, treatment, guidelines, managerial, abortion, technical, complications
Number of Pages: 152
Published: 1995-01
ISBN-10: 9241544694
ISBN-13: 9789241544696

Sets out guidelines that can help reduce the high levels of maternal morbidity and mortality associated with abortion whether spontaneous or induced. Recommendations and advice are backed by extensive practical experience and rooted in the principle that emergency care for the complications of abortion should be available 24 hours a day in every health care system. In view of the need to prevent life-threatening complications the book also establishes standards of safe abortion practice for use in those countries where abortion is permitted by law. Prevention of abortion through education and

Author: Elizabeth Arndorfer
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: state, rights, reproductive, abortion, review
Number of Pages: 176
Published: 1998-12
ISBN-10: 0788174819
ISBN-13: 9780788174810

Provides an in-depth look at reproductive rights in each state, including abortion-related legislation introduced, voted on, & enacted in the last year; the enforcement status of state abortion laws; & the number of women at risk of unintended pregnancy. It also reviews whether states mandate sexuality education, including information about contraception & STD/HIV prevention & identifies states that require private insurance companies to provide coverage for contraception. Presented alphabetically by state following an analysis & summary of key findings & reproductive rights for 1998.

Author: World Health Organization
Publisher: World Health Organization
Keywords: health, systems, guidance, policy, abortion, technical, safe
Number of Pages: 112
Published: 2003
ISBN-10: 9241590343
ISBN-13: 9789241590341

In June 1999 a United Nations General Assembly Special Session reviewed and appraised progress toward implementation of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) held in Cairo 1994. At this Special Session the Governments of the world again recognized unsafe abortion as a major public health concern and pledged their commitment to reduce the need for abortion through expanded and improved family planning services. They also agreed that in circumstances where abortion is not against the law health systems should train and equip health-service p
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