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Beginning of Life issues in 2017: what will we be talking about this year?

2017 will be another busy and challenging year on beginning of life issues Abortion October 2017 marks the 50th Anniversary of the 1967 Abortion Act. Throughout the year this significant anniversary will generate media publicity, events, stories from women and will fire up campaigns by […]

Despite the marketing, egg freezing is not all it’s cracked up to be

Despite the marketing, egg freezing is not all it’s cracked up to be

IVF has become an almost routine procedure since the birth of Louise Brown in 1978. So much so that women are increasingly delaying childbirth for various reasons, often with an assumption that IVF will be a back up in case of infertility. Of course for […]

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Helping women when they need it most

In early May, statistics from a global study on abortion revealed shocking statistics showing that one in four or 25 percent of pregnancies worldwide were aborted. Statistics showed there was a drop in the numbers of women seeking abortions in developed regions such as Europe. […]

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What economics can tell us about teen pregnancy rates

In the past forty years over £250 million has been spent by policy makers on numerous initiatives aimed at cutting teenage pregnancy rates in the UK, yet with almost negligible effect. Some would no doubt argue that this money is well spent, in preventing the […]

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Faith in family planning

  Last week saw a major summit in London on the role of family planning in global development, hosted by the British Government’s Department for International Development (DFID), and instigated by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. It was primarily a pledging conference, with the […]