EuroNGOs are calling on civil society organizations around the world to sign a statement applauding the Global Fundraising Initiative, launched by Dutch government, which the Dutch have named She Decides. The aim is to raise funds to offset the loss … Continued
Click here for the 28 September report by Solidarité des Femmes Burundaises pour la lutte contre le Sida et le Paludisme au Burundi
This is the inaugural report of the UN Secretary General’s Independent Accountability Panel (IAP), which tracks accountability for the Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health 2016–2030.
On Wednesday evening, a committee selected by the Polish lower house of parliament decided to reject a proposal to ban abortions, after more than a hundred thousand Polish women have taken to the streets in protest. Now the lower house … Continued
Round Up of Some of the Events and Activities Planned for International Safe Abortion Day, 28 September 2016 *** AFRICA CAMEROON Women for a Change (Wfac) Wfac, founded in 2009, is an independent, young women-led organisation working for women’s sexual … Continued
Today is a very bad day for women in Poland 23 September 2016 Two bills on abortion, both submitted through citizen’s petitions, were debated in the Sejm, the Polish parliament, yesterday afternoon and evening. Today, a vote was taken on … Continued
The “Save the Women” Civic Committee has tabled a draft law in the Sejm, lower house of the Polish parliament, liberalizing the anti-abortion legislation in force in Poland since 1993. The Committee succeeded in collecting about 215,000 signatures endorsing the draft law from across Poland in three months. The Sejm, the lower chamber of Parliament, now has three months to initiate debate on the bill.
Deux députés sp.a souhaitent porter la limite de l’avortement de douze à vingt semaines, comme c’est le cas aux Pays-Bas, rapportent mardi De Standaard et Het Nieuwsblad. Two members of the SP.A wish to bring the upper time limit for abortions from 12 to 20 weeks in Belgium, as is already the case in the Netherlands, which was reported recently in De Standaard and Het Nieuwsblad.
While the implications of the law for women’s health and maternal mortality have been investigated, its potential association with fertility behavior has yet to be assessed. This paper examines metropolitan-area differences in overall and parity-specific childbearing, as well as the age pattern of childbearing between 2000 and 2010, to identify the contribution of abortion legalization to fertility in Mexico. Overall, the evidence suggests a systematic association between abortion legalization and fertility.
The organisation’s President, Prof Frank Taulo, said their aim was to help to maintain high clinical and ethical standards and improving lives of Malawian women. Another objective is to encourage the highest standards of training in obstetrics and gynaecology at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.