Abortion


A quarter of women having abortions are abused

 The study shows a strong association between intimate partner violence (IPV) and abortion. “These findings reinforce the fact that there is a significant relationship between abortion and violence against women,” LIFE spokeswoman Michaela Aston says, “and that this relationship becomes stronger with repeat terminations.”  In one study, for example, women presenting for a third termination… Read more »

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Abortion for disability

The Abortion Act 19671 sets no time limit on when an abortion may take place on the grounds of disability (Ground E).  The Equality Act 2010 protects disabled people from discrimination.  The Act prohibits discrimination arising from a disability by preventing one person from treating another less favourably because of their disability.  Further details about the Inquiry can… Read more »

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