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Responses to anti-abortion arguments about the fetus

Presents responses to common anti-abortion arguments about the fetus. Includes references.

Responses to anti-abortion arguments about funding and health issues

Suggests responses for anti-abortion arguments about funding and health issues, including the so-called "post abortion syndrome," low birth rates, danger of the procedure, and its link with breast cancer.

Responses to anti-abortion arguments about the need for abortions

Suggests responses for anti-abortion arguments about the need and reasons for abortions.

Responses to anti-abortion arguments about morality and the law

Suggests responses for anti-abortion arguments about morality and the law.

The right to an abortion for girls and women raped in armed conflict  
http://globaljusticecenter.net/publications/Reports/GJCbrief-final.pdf

Discusses the illegal denial of abortions to rape victims in conflict settings, and highlights how US abortion restrictions imposed on all humanitarian aid play a prominent role in this denial. The Global Justice Center (GJC) challenged these restrictions in a shadow report filed with the UN Human Rights Council for the Universal Periodic Review of the United States in November 2010. The brief concludes with a set of recommendations to States, the United Nations, the United States and civil society on what immediate steps they can take to enforce the legal rights to abortions of these victims.

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Published: 2010
Why we need a canadian women's health network  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1982_Healthsharing_Spring.pdf

This article highlights reasons why a Canadian Women's Health Network is necessary. Outlines the importance of maintaining a united pro choice feminist voice on women on health issues. 

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Published: 1982
Whose womb Is It, anyway?  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1988_Healthsharing_Vol_9_No_2_Spring.pdf

This article covers the Baby R controversy, the story of how the B.C Family and Child Services Act had been successfully used to seize a fetus and thereby force a woman into unwanted surgery.  Explains how this case set a dangerous precedent for all pregnant women. 

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Published: 1988
Thinking through infertility  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1989_Healthsharing_Vol_11_No_1_Winter.pdf

This article discusses infertility. Lists rates of infertility, reasons for infertility and explains the emotional adjustments many women go through when learning they are infertile. 

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Published: 1989
Profiles: access to abortion in Alantic Canada  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1993_Healthsharing_Vol_13_No_3_Fall_Winter.pdf

This article highlights the struggle to access abortion in atlantic Canada. Discusses issues of access and misinformation. 

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Published: 1992
A case for lay abortion: learning from midwifery  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1983_Healthsharing_Fall.pdf

This article examines the history of lay abortion. Seeks to close the gap between the pro-choice and midwifery movements. 

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Published: 1983