Abortion in Australia still to emerge from the 19th century

de Costa, Caroline M., Russell, Darren B., and Carrette, Michael (2010) Abortion in Australia still to emerge from the 19th century. Lancet, 375 (9717). pp. 804-805.

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The government of Queensland, Australia, recently announced that there will be no reform of the state’s antiquated abortion laws during the current term of office. The announcement was in response to Australian pro-choice groups’ concerns over the prosecution of a young Queensland couple for procuring an abortion for the woman, allegedly using drugs bought overseas—charges carrying penalties of up to 7 years’ imprisonment.

Item ID: 10839
Item Type: Article (Commentary)
ISSN: 1474-547X
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Date Deposited: 06 Aug 2010 01:15
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1114 Paediatrics and Reproductive Medicine > 111402 Obstetrics and Gynaecology @ 100%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9202 Health and Support Services > 920207 Health Policy Evaluation @ 100%
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