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Recent trends in abortion and contraception in 12 countries

Charles F. Westoff

Recent trends in abortion and contraception in 12 countries

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Published by ORC Macro, Measure DHS+ in Calverton, MD .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Contraception,
  • Abortion,
  • Fertility, Human

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCharles F. Westoff.
    SeriesDHS analytical studies ;, no. 8.
    ContributionsORC Macro. MEASURE/DHS+ (Programme).
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRG137 .W47 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 48 p. :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3450842M
    LC Control Number2005351597
    OCLC/WorldCa60339684

    One of our group is "People with Health Problems Due to Hook-ups, Abortion or Contraception." Here is a heartbreaking story by the parents of a young woman, Erika Langhart who is not a Survivor. Erika died due to the use of the NuvaRing for contraception. Technologies of Contraception and Abortion Figure Advertisement for Dr Patterson’s ‘famous’ pills, one of the more popular remedies for female ‘irregularities’. Mention of such well-known abortifacients as pennyroyal indicated the function. ˙is advertisement was stuck a˛er publication inside a copy of Married Love (first published in ), the.


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Recent trends in abortion and contraception in 12 countries by Charles F. Westoff Download PDF EPUB FB2

OCLC Number: Notes: "February " Description: xi, 48 pages: illustrations ; 28 cm. Contents: Background --Levels and trends of contraceptive prevalence and abortion rates --Trends in fertility rates and number of children desired --Recent country trends in contraceptive prevalence and abortion --A model of abortion --Components of abortion --Potential reduction.

Get this from a library. Recent trends in abortion and contraception in 12 countries. [Charles F Westoff; ORC Macro. MEASURE/DHS+ (Programme),; United States.

Agency for. Recent data from 12 countries in eastern Europe and central Asia, where induced abortion used to be the main method for regulating fertility, and from the USA, show that where the use of modern contraceptive methods is high, the incidence of induced abortion is low.

Rates of induced abortion are the lowest in western Europe, where modern. FIGURE Contraceptive use among women aged 15 to 49 in five sub-Saharan regions in and SOURCE: Bankole ().

method at all is 40 percent. Abortion, however, plays an important role in limiting fertility in different parts of the region, he added; rates range from 15 to 38 abortions per 1, women aged 15 to Periodic estimation of the incidence of global unintended pregnancy can help demonstrate the need for and impact of family planning programs.

We draw upon multiple sources of data to estimate pregnancy incidence by intention status and outcome at worldwide, regional, and subregional levels in and to assess recent trends using previously published estimates Cited by: The MEASURE Demographic and Health Surveys project published an analytical study on Recent Trends in Abortion and Contraception in 12 Countries inthe 12 countries in the study being Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Moldova, Romania, Russia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.

From the Executive Summary of the study. The lowest abortion rates are observed in countries where abortion laws are broadly permissive and access to safe abortion is easy, such as in western European countries; for.

The term abortion culture was first used, as far as we know, by Henry David in the introduction of the book From Abortion to Contraception - A Resource to. Incidence and trends During –, an estimated million induced abortions occurred each year in Africa.

This number represents an increase from million annually during –, mainly because of an increase in the number of women of reproductive age. The annual rate of abortion for the region is an estimated 34 per 1, women of reproductive age.

In, legal induced abortions were reported to CDC from 48 reporting areas. The abortion rate for was abortions per 1, women aged 15–44 years, and the abortion ratio was abortions per 1, live births.

Compared withthe total number and rate of reported abortions fell by 2%, and the abortion ratio decreased. A review of evidence for safe abortion care Contraception Dec pii: S(12) doi: /ception More articles on sexual and reproductive health Current projects.

The workshop concluded with an opportunity for presenters and participants to share perspectives on policy options for the future. John May of the Population Reference Bureau discussed the politics of population and family planning policies and programs.

Two groups of. Sexually active women in developing countries who have an unmet need for contraception, meaning they wish to avoid pregnancy but are not using any contraceptive (traditional or modern), generally cite one of several key reasons for not using a method, according to a new report published by the Guttmacher Institute.

The report, Unmet Need for Contraception in Developing. BOOK REVIEWS FERTILITY AND FAMILY PLANNING A World View S. BEHRMAN, LESLIE CORSA, JR. AND RONALD FREEDMAN, EDITORS Ann Arbor, Michigan: The University of Michigan Pressviii + pp. $ The student of population will find this book a useful hodge­ podge of demographic articles.

For the benefit of the potential. Abortion, Contraception, and Responsible Sexuality. Abortion remains one of the most controversial issues in the United States today.

The following resources are intended to provide information that will help in making thoughtful, well-informed decisions about both the morality and the legality of abortion.

The choice of available contraceptive methods has increased in recent years, yet the contraceptive pill, first introduced in the s, remains the method of choice for many women in Europe and the United States of America (USA)[1, 2].Furthermore, despite this increase in choice of contraceptive methods the incidence of unwanted pregnancies remains high in many.

A law which would make it illegal to perform a specific abortion procedure conducted in the last six months of pregnancy known as a "partial birth abortion," except in cases necessary to save the life of the mother.

Teenage Pregnancy Prevention: Statistics and Programs Congressional Research Service Summary InU.S. teen births accounted for % of all births and % of all nonmarital births. The birth rate for U.S. teenagers (ages 15 through 19) increased in and after a steady decline since Cited by: The freedom of couples to choose when and how often to become pregnant is a fundamental human right.

1 The level of contraceptive practice in a society also carries huge health, economic and environmental implications, because it is the major determinant of the birth rate and hence of the rate of population growth or decline. Between andthe planet's population rose Cited by: 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 ICDPCS: O   The WHO Strategic Approach to strengthening sexual and reproductive health policies and programmes.

19 September Preventing unsafe abortion and its consequences - Priorities for Research and Action. 31 December Unsafe abortion: the preventable pandemic. The Lancet sexual & reproductive health series. 25 November B.

Marc, C. Vangeenderhuysen, in Encyclopedia of Forensic and Legal Medicine (Second Edition), Unsafe abortion has become a rarity in countries where contraception and abortion are available.

However, life-threatening complications following illegal abortions are present in countries where abortion is banned, with huge cost in terms of morbidity, mortality, and health. contraception and to abortion became clearer.

The writings of Ivo (bishop of Chartres from to ), Peter Lombard, and Gratian established that “both contraception and abortion were out of order and jeopardized a person’s soul” There were different positions in the church. “In Pope Sixtus V issued. Birth control, also known as contraception and fertility control, is a method or device used to prevent pregnancy.

Birth control has been used since ancient times, but effective and safe methods of birth control only became available in the 20th century. Planning, making available, and using birth control is called family planning. Some cultures limit or discourage access to MeSH: D We modeled the potential cost-effectiveness of increasing access to contraception in Puerto Rico during a Zika virus outbreak.

The intervention is projected to cost an additional $ million in family planning services and is likely to be cost-saving for the healthcare system overall. It could reduce Zika virus–related costs by $ million ($ million from less Zika virus testing and.

This bibliography is prepared by the African Population and Health Research Center to share research and studies that have emerged on abortion in sub-Saharan Africa since the conference on “Linking Research to Action to Reduce Unsafe Abortion in sub-Saharan Africa”.

The bibliography has been produced to coincide with the “Africa Regional Conference on. There is internal heterogeneity in each world region in terms of sub‐regional contraceptive use.

For SSA, Figure 1b shows the large difference in average median use levels between Southern Africa and the other sub‐regions. Southern Africa's average median use of modern contraception across five countries for – is percent, with the next Cited by:   In a recent book on reproduction and the family in Switzerland, Sauvain-Dugerdil reviewed the various dimensions of the theoretical framework for such a study (Le Goff et al.,pp.

4–11). Contraception and abortion are almost totally absent, at least for the interpretation of the trends over the last by: Andrew Cuomo and the sad inheritance of ‘personal opposition’ to abortion Kenneth L. Woodward Febru CNS/Brendan McDermid, Reuters. Annual global aid expenditures on population policies have reached over $12 billion in recent years, and well over half of that money is spent on Africa, much of it on abortion, condoms, and.

HISTORY OF ABORTION. Over several centuries and in different cultures, there is a rich history of women helping each other to abort. Until the late s, women healers in Western Europe and the U.S. provided abortions and trained other women to do so, without legal prohibitions.

In fact, throughout their entire book Red Families vs. Blue Families, Cahn and Carbone only manage to cite one study that purportedly finds a negative correlation between contraceptive availability and abortion rates. This particular study is a Guttmacher Institute study that analyzed data from foreign countries.

Objective: Our aim was to assess the changes in induced abortion in different migrant groups in China between and and the contraceptive methods used prior to induced abortion. Methods: The studies of two population-based cross sections were conducted in urban China, involving sexually active migrant women.

Within the selected sociodemographic Author: Xing Wang, Junqing Wu, Yuyan Li, Ying Zhou, Yiran Li, Rui Zhao, Qi Tong, Mingzhong Luo.

contraception reaches back in history at least 4, years.1 Although some scholars advocated the use of contraception for the purposes of population control in the s, the federal Comstock Law of made illegal the mailing or importation of contraceptives, and most states prohibited both their sale and advertisement   Abortion trends varied widely by state as well.

"Teenage abortion rates were highest in New York (41 per 1,), New Jersey, Nevada, Delaware and Connecticut. By contrast, teenagers in South Dakota (6 per 1,), Utah, Kentucky, Nebraska and North Dakota all had abortion rates of eight or fewer per 1, women aged 15 -- 36 Technologies of Contraception and Abortion Jesse Olszynko-Gryn Soon to t the oral contraceptive pill still dominates histories of technology in the ‘sexual revolution’ and after.1 ‘The pill’ was revolutionary for many, though by no means all, women in the west, but there have always been alternatives, and looking globally.

Abortion is safer for the mother than carrying a pregnancy to term. Medical and surgical abortions are both safe and effective when performed by trained practitioners.

Most women seeking abortion are white (53%); 36% are black, 8% are of another race, and 3% are of unknown race. Abortion rates are highest among to year-old women. Findings. The basic thesis of the memorandum was that population growth in the least developed countries (LDCs) is a concern to US national security, because it would tend to risk civil unrest and political instability in countries that had a high potential for economic development.

The policy gives "paramount importance" to population control measures and the promotion of. The Catholic Church opposes all forms of abortion procedures whose direct purpose is to destroy a zygote, blastocyst, embryo or fetus, since it holds that "human life must be respected and protected absolutely from the moment of the first moment of his existence, a human being must be recognized as having the rights of a person – among which is the.

Abortion Policies and Reproductive Health around the World (United Nations publication, Sales No. EXIII). United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs ׀. In recent years, the one-time bastion of Catholic conservatism has moved left on same-sex marriage and gay rights, and is poised to repeal a constitutional ban on abortion.

In August, the U.K.-based Wijngaards Institute for Catholic Research published a report in anticipation of the 50th anniversary of the papal encyclical banning the use of contraception. The.Intended and Unintended Pregnancies Worldwide Studies in Family Planning 45(3) September least 50 percent of all births.

Thus, we examine trends in unintended pregnancy in Africa, the Latin America and Caribbean region, Europe, and North America.