Debates Around Abortion in the Global North. Europe, North America, Russia and Asia
Edited By Fabienne Portier-Le Cocq
Published December 9, 2022 by Routledge
196 Pages 5 B/W Illustrations
By means of a historical, legal and scientific approach, this book identifies the issues, progress and setbacks in the right for women to access abortion in various countries of the Global North.
The book provides insights on the past, present and potential actions and struggles in the future about continuing to have the right to procure an abortion. Rites and rituals in order to better understand the practices of Asian countries, such as China, Japan and Taiwan, permeate discussions and debates. The volume presents the repercussions of the Covid-19 pandemic on access to abortion healthcare services and abortion, and the innovative initiatives and schemes designed and implemented. The latter encourages health professionals and decision-makers to reflect on the ‘good practices’ and retain and develop over the long term.
This edited collection is intended for academics and students across the social sciences and healthcare sector, members of the legal profession, healthcare professionals, activists, policy-makers, and any stakeholders working for and caring about women’s reproductive rights and abortion rights.
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