Legal restrictions on the distribution of contraceptives in the developing nations
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Legal restrictions on the distribution of contraceptives in the developing nations some suggestions for determining priorities and estimating impact by John U. Farley

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Published by Law and Population Programme, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy in Medford, Mass .
Written in English


  • Birth control -- Law and legislation,
  • Population

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Statementby John U. Farley, and Steven S. Tokarski.
SeriesLaw and population monograph series -- no. 27
ContributionsTokarski, Steven S.
LC ClassificationsLAW
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 416-445 ;
Number of Pages445
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20084577M

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Improving access to family planning services and expanding method choice are two fundamental, proven strategies for increasing contraceptive prevalence in resource-poor settings.[1–4] Community-based family planning programs are designed to improve access by bringing services to hard-to-reach communities.[5,6] Such services are typically delivered by community health workers who are trained. Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook. If you need to print pages from this book, we recommend downloading it as a PDF. Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF. Below is the uncorrected machine-read text. Abortion Policies and Reproductive Health around the World (United Nations publication, Sales No. EXIII). United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs ׀ Population Division 1. Unfortunately, women and girls in developing nations still face many obstacles in obtaining modern methods of contraception. Particular challenges in the developing world include lack of access due to inadequate number of trained providers, fewer method options, Cited by: 3.

The summit collected $2 billion in pledges from developing nations and $ billion from wealthy countries and foundations, said Andrew Mitchell, Britain’s secretary for international aid. Abortion is the ending of a pregnancy by removal or expulsion of an embryo or fetus before it can survive outside the uterus. An abortion that occurs without intervention is known as a miscarriage or spontaneous abortion. When deliberate steps are taken to end a pregnancy, it is called an induced abortion, or less frequently "induced miscarriage".The unmodified word abortion generally refers ICDPCS: O Much of the modern focus on the protection of privacy rights began with the case of Griswold ticut (), which involved a challenge of a criminal law that proscribed the use of contraceptives, even in private. According to the lead opinion written by Justice William Douglas, even though the Constitution was silent about the right to privacy, the Constitution nevertheless contained a. Contraception is a controversial issue in both developed and developing nations. Some religions prohibit the use of contraception (e.g. the Roman Catholic Church) – this can reduce the success of birth control programmes in the developing world, and diminish the political (and thus funding) appeal of pro-contraception policies in the.

  It's all about the numbers. As if these stark statistics weren't reason enough to make birth control available for $1, there's an economic argument too. Population Action International reports Author: Maureen Shaw. The use of modern contraception to prevent pregnancies is a unique health intervention because, in many ways, it is not a health intervention at all. In general, couples in sexual relationships use contraception because, at the time the decision is made, one or both members do not wish to conceive a child, rather than because they wish to become healthier or to prevent a risk to health. Contraception and family planning is well protected under international human rights standards. In the last two decades, the percentage of women accessing contraceptives in both developed and developing countries has increased. The United Nations reports that in . Throughout the s and 50s, birth control advocates were engaged in numerous legal suits. In the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the one remaining state law .