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Sex-selective abortions in India: Google, Yahoo and Microsoft accused

The Supreme Court in India has accused Google, Yahoo and Microsoft research engines of failing to keep out ads promoting sex selection kits since such ads are forbidden in India. The Supreme Court has requested for the Indian government and the owners of the Internet...

Premature babies: taking care of the most vulnerable

  A new task group: « Prematurity and vulnerable newborns” has very recently been created at the French National Assembly. It is headed by Deputy Isabelle Le Callennec. This group will interview actors who take care of vulnerable newborns and their families and...

Sex-selective Abortion Reported in Canada

A report published April 11, 2016 in the Journal of the Canadian Medical association confirms that selective abortions according to sex are practiced in Canada by the immigrant populations from Asiatic countries as can also be observed in Great Britain. The study...

Abortion reimbursed better than pregnancy: a discriminatory policy

Effective on April 1, 2016, all acts connected to abortion will be fully reimbursed by the French Social Security system, including consultations, ultrasounds, and laboratory analysis. This measure, announced in the decree published on March 8, 2016 in the Official...

Germany: Continuous decrease in abortions

German statistics for 2015 confirm the downward trend in the number of abortions for the past 15 years. The German Federal Office of Statistics (Statistische Bundesamt) published, as every year since 1996, the figures relating to the number of abortions in Germany for...