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24 August 2018
On 8 August, a proposal to legalise elective abortion was debated and rejected in Argentina’s highest legislative body. Despite the decision, Argentina has shown itself as a democracy with room for female voices, according to researcher Camila Gianella.
29 June 2015
Nearly all abortions in Norway today are performed with the abortion pill Mifepristone. This has resulted in shorter waiting time, earlier abortions, and the possibility to have abortions at home.
19 July 2010

Most pregnant women whose foetus is proven to have a genetic abnormality choose to have an abortion, but reaching that decision is a painful, exhausting process for most of them. “The women’s doubt, pain and sorrow make abortion more moral – in the eyes of society as well as her own,” says Sølvi Marie Risøy, a researcher at the University of Bergen.

15 September 2009

The presumed vulnerability of women seeking an abortion limits the Norwegian debate on abortion – in both directions.

17 January 2007

Getting pregnant can be dangerous, if you are poor and live in a country where women are little valued. In Somalia and Sierra Leone, every seventh woman dies during pregnancy. Berit Austveg, specialist in community medicine, has written a book about what she calls the world’s greatest social injustice: maternal mortality.

Publikasjoner

Forfatter(e):
Daire, Judith, Maren O. Kloster, and Katerini T. Storeng
Publisert:
2018
Forfatter(e):
Moland, Karen Marie, Haldis Haukanes, Getnet Tadele og Astrid Blystad
Publisert:
2018