comparative survey of the laws on abortion of selected countries

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European Law Division, Law Library of Congress , [Washington, D.C.]
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Statement[compiled by] Theresa Papademetriou.
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ContributionsPapademetriou, Theresa., Library of Congress. European Law Division.
LC ClassificationsKJC8377 .C66 1990
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Paginationiii, 38, [9] leaves ;
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A Comparative Survey of the Laws on Abortion of Selected Countries. Theresa Papademetriou — Author Great Britain, Greece, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland. These laws deal. The Law Library of Congress 1 Comparative Summary. Luis Acosta Acting Chief, Foreign, Comparative, and International Law Division II This report summarizing laws on abortion in selected European countries shows diverse approaches to the regulation of abortion.

The introduction will also serve to set out the aim of this research project. Chapter 1 will focus on selected countries within the European Union (EU), analysing the respective legislation of each selected country.

This will analyse whether abortion is legal upon request, illegal, or illegal with certain exceptions that might arise from social, Author: Luke Grech. The evolution of abortion laws in Western-Europe can be viewed as a result of a process, in which legislators have sought a compromise between the interests of the various actors, while at the same time operating in the context of internal political and social realities and the reality of abortion tourism and abortion law reforms in other by: This comparative study examined implementation of laws expanding abortion services in Colombia, Ethiopia, Ghana, Portugal, South Africa, and Uruguay.

Political will was found to be the key factor. surveyed countries table 4: comparison of perceptions of contraceptives in the four countries table 5: comparison of contraceptive use in the four countries table 6: legal framework governing abortion in the four 24 surveyed countries table 7: abortion methods mentioned by the populations in the surveyed countries 10 15 17 18 5 comparative analysis of abortion liberalisation 7 First abortion regulations were adopted in the s by three countries: Poland (); Denmark (); and Slovak ia ().

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A comparati~~e survey of legislation on abortion in the different countries could be undertaken by three different approaches, viz., an examination based on geographical areas, an analysis of the existing situation based on the different ways in which it evolved and, finally, an examination based on the nature of the indications (and contraindica- tions) for legal abortion.

In many countries where access to abortion is restricted, abortion laws delineate exceptional circumstances under which abortion can be performed without risk of prosecution. The most common exceptions are risk to the woman’s life, fetal anomaly, risk to the woman’s health, rape, and incest [ 6 ].Cited by: 5.

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Implementing and expanding safe abortion care: an international comparative case study of six countries Download the supplement Obstetrics & Gynecology VolumeIssue Supplement S4 October Trends in misoprostol use and abortion complications: A cross-sectional study from nine referral hospitals in Nigeria PLOS ONE 13(12): e   The country has the lowest recorded abortion rate in Europe at just two abortions per 1, live births in where abortion laws vary And there is emerging evidence that the law.

According to the most recent research, the legal framework in 68 countries worldwide currently prohibits abortion entirely or permits it only to save a woman’s life. Conversely, 60 countries allow a woman to decide whether to terminate a pregnancy.

A further 57 countries permit abortion to protect a woman’s life and health, and an additional 14 permit abortion for Cited by: The pandemic of unsafe abortion in Nigeria caused partly by the restrictive nature of the law which prohibits induced abortion except to save a pregnant woman’s life and which has led to a denial of abortion in public hospitals or within the ambit of the law thereby compelling most women who are determined to terminate their unwanted pregnancies to resort to clandestinely unsafe abortion.

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Comparative Labor Law & Policy Journal. A Comparative Study of Selected European Countries BOOK REVIEW. Migrants at Work: Immigration and Vulnerability in Labour Law, edited by Cathryn Costello and Mark Freedland reviewed by Fay Faraday.

ISSUE 3. Abortion law permits, prohibits, restricts, or otherwise regulates the availability of on has been a controversial subject in many societies through history on religious, moral, ethical, practical, and political grounds.

It has been banned frequently and otherwise limited by law. However, abortions continue to be common in many areas, even. The Guttmacher Institute is a primary source for research and policy analysis on abortion in the United States.

In many cases, Guttmacher’s data are more comprehensive than state and federal government sources. The Institute’s work examines the incidence of abortion, access to care and barriers to obtaining services, factors underlying women’s decisions to terminate a pregnancy.

The UNFPA Survey of Contraceptive Laws: Country Profiles, checklists and summaries [23] was published after widespread interest at the meeting of International Contraceptive Study Project.

The data include information up to March The report covered contraceptive laws of countries, expanded from 60 countries in the monographs by.

As Ireland votes on abortion, we looked at the countries with the most-restrictive abortion laws. By Sintia Radu Staff Writerat p.m.

Abortion Author: Sintia Radu. Forensic Science International ELSEVIER 69 () Medical law and ethics in abortion - results of a comparative study in Japan and Germany Christian Rittner*a, Carola Falke-White a, H. Hattorib 'Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Mainz, Am Pulverturm 3, D Mainz, Germany 'Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Yamaguchi, Ube, Japan Abstract Based on Author: Christian Rittner, Carola Falke-White, H.

Hattori. 30 countries worldwide have liberalized their abortion laws—while only a handful have tightened legal restrictions on abortion. Countries in the Global North and central and eastern Asia generally have the most liberal abortion laws These countries generally permit abortion either without restriction as to reason or on broad grounds, such as.

tive abortion laws and policies for the lives and human rights of Latin American women as well as the forces promoting more progressive laws in some countries.

We also sought to explore the implications of this critical issue for democracy, social equity, and access to justice. Some countries have approached the treatment of drug- and alcohol-dependent persons through the use of separate special- ized laws, others through more general laws and by including the relevant provisions in the mental health or criminal code.

The Surprising Countries Where It’s Easier To Get An Abortion Than The U.S. which tracks the world’s abortion laws, more than 30 countries have expanded the. Abortion has remained one of the most volatile and polarizing issues in the United States for over four decades.

Americans are more divided today than ever over abortion, and this debate colors the political, economic, and social dynamics of the country. This book provides a balanced, clear-eyed overview of the abortion debate, including the perspectives of both the pro-life and.

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Abortion in Europe: Ten years after Cairo By Gunta Lazdane 4 The state of medical abortion in Europe today By Hillary Bracken and Beverly Winikoff 7 Abortion safety challenged in Sweden By Silvia Sjödahl 10 Why IPPF has chosen abortion as one of the five “A”s By Jeffrey V.

Lazarus 11 Shifting focus to the woman: comprehensive abortion care. We aimed to determine whether current contraceptive use is affected by a history of abortion for women from a country with abortion-restricted laws. This is an analysis of Brazil Demographic and Health Survey.

Access to Contraceptives in Countries With Restrictive Abortion Laws: The Case of Brazil. Luiza Akiko Komura. / Access to. required by law and, in countries where estimates come from payment records, whether reimbursements depend on the reporting of services rendered.

In a small number of countries with liberal abortion laws, nationally represen-tative surveys of women serve as the best or only basis for estimating abortion incidence. Survey estimates and. Some comparative info: A useful piece in The Atlantic: In Liberal Europe, Abortion Laws Come With Their Own Restrictions.

From the World Health Organization: Global Abortion Policies Database.Description: The American Journal of Comparative Law is the world's leading journal dedicated to the comparative study of law, as well as the critical analysis of foreign law and legal systems, and private international law.

A peer-reviewed quarterly founded inthe board of journal editors includes scholars with interests in the world's major legal systems and traditions. Introduction to Legal History and Ideology Both the U.S.

and South Africa take a teleological approach to abortion law due to their natural law traditions. Prior to current abortion law, the natural law tradition postulated that abortion was immoral and therefore always wrong.

This shared historical attitude toward abortion can be traced to the Author: Danielle Y Blanks.