Abortion

US refuses to fund United Nation Population Fund over abortion issues

On April 3, 2017, the US State Department announced that it is halting funding for the United Nation Population Fund (UNFPA) for the year 2017, because of China’s family planning policies. The decision to withhold funding of the UNFPA was based on the fact “that...

Are there “two conscience clauses” for abortion in French law?

On January 17, 2017 the French High Council for Equality between men and women (HCE) published a report on the measures taken in the past 3 years to facilitate access to abortion. Out of the 35 recommendations made by the HCE at the end of 2013, the government has...