Retaining the Abortion Law in Slovakia
Medicine and Law: World Association for Medical Law 1999; 18(2-3): 363-371
This article tells of the founding of the Slovak Family Planning Association (FPA), of the approaches and strategies it has adopted in advocating expansion of family planning education and services, of the challenges and opposition it has faced, and continues to face, in Slovakia's generally unreceptive political climate to its efforts to promote respect for internationally recognized standards of reproductive health and choice, and of the dramatic reductions in the abortion rate -- achieved without resort to legislative changes restricting abortion -- that have occurred since the Slovak FPA began work.
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