PMID: 39817Jan 1, 1978

A reappraisal of abortion as a method of fertility control

International Journal of Gynaecology and Obstetrics : the Official Organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics
J Barnes

Abstract

Some of the factors which led up to the passing of the British Abortion Act in 1967 (which came into effect ten years ago in April 1968) are outlined. British health advantages of the liberal and legalized abortion policy are described, as are the attitudes and opinions since passage of the act. Reference is made to the findings of the British Committee on the Working of the Abortion Act which were reported in 1974. The use of abortion as the sole method of fertility control in certain countries of Eastern Europe is discussed.

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