Germany: Continuous decrease in abortions

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...
Assisted suicide business forbidden in Germany

Assisted suicide business forbidden in Germany

The Bundestag voted on November 6, 2015 a law forbidding assisted suicide in exchange for monetary remuneration. For the past year, Germany has opened the debate on the question of assisted suicide due to grey areas in the law. Assisting suicide is not penalized...