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Spain: parental permission needed for abortion by minors

The Spanish Senate finally adopted on Sept 10, 2015 a law to reform the access to abortion for minors by introducing the necessity for parental permission. The reform’s objective was to give fathers and mothers “the capacity to advise their daughter and to be present...

Health Legislation Project /Abortion: where is the respect for women?

Alliance Vita is concerned about the precipitation with which the members cancelled the delay for reflection between two doctor appointments before submitting to an abortion. For Caroline Roux, who coordinates Alliance Vita help line services, which listen to over...

Will Organ Donations soon be automatic?

  20An amendment tabled by French MP Jean-Louis Touraine was adopted by the Social Affairs Commission of the French National Assembly, when the health law was examined on March 19, 2015. Previously having passed unnoticed, then voted during the night, this...

Can women be given more options in lieu of abortion?

40 years after the first law legalizing abortion, it is still widely practiced throughout France Each year 220,000 women abort their babies in France, which represents 1 out of 5 pregnancies. According to the latest statistics from the National Institute of...

Abortion: VITA denounces a serious regression for women

Abortion and the law Equality between women and men: Alliance VITA denounces a serious regression for women: the denial of the reality of abortion. The provisions relating to abortion, which have just been adopted by the deputies in the Project “Equality between Women...

Gestational Surrogacy: Women and Children First

Who would have imagined that the dawn of the 21st century would be marked by an archaic regression, exploiting women as ‘phantoms’ degraded to the point to being used to give birth on behalf of others? Who would have thought that in France, the Minister of Justice...