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Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Bangladesh: Genito-urinary Medicine (27 Jul 2022)

Amanda Milling: ...'s national health sector programme. The programme helps to ensure that women have access to safe gynaecological care in Bangladesh through interventions including cervical cancer screening, post abortion care, midwifery training and technical assistance to strengthen Bangladesh's health system. It also aims to strengthen the Bangladeshi health system, including combatting issues related...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Nigeria: Abortion (22 Jul 2022)

Chi Onwurah: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps her Department is taking to promote access to safe abortion and post-abortion care in Nigeria.

Women’s Health Strategy for England - Statement (21 Jul 2022)

Baroness Thornton: ...emerged that a statement on freedom of religion or belief and gender equality was issued by the UK as part of the intergovernmental conference it hosted in London on 5 and 6 July. Commitments to abortion and sexual health rights have been quietly removed. Is that true, and, if so, why has that happened? I return to the Statement. The context of the strategy is that every woman who needs...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Ethiopia: Abortion (21 Jul 2022)

Layla Moran: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps her Department is taking to help promote access to (a) safe abortion and (b) post abortion care in Ethiopia.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Rwanda: Politics and Government (21 Jul 2022)

Lord Kennedy of Southwark: ...what representations they have made to the government of Rwanda concerning its record on (1) freedom of expression, (2) political debate, and (3) the right for women and girls to safely access abortion, in that country.

Written Answers — Home Office: Abortion: Clinics (21 Jul 2022)

Lord Kennedy of Southwark: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the (1) use of buffer zones outside abortion clinics, and (2) reports from women and girls who have attended such clinics in the UK that they were intimidated and harassed on arrival.

Women’s Health Strategy for England (20 Jul 2022)

Maria Miller: ...of the need to have specific strategies to make sure that women have equal access to services. However, it is silent on the biggest healthcare injustice that women face in our country—that abortion is still treated under Victorian criminal law, with the most draconian laws in the world. Seventeen women in the past eight years have been subject to criminal investigation, including simply...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Sierra Leone: Abortion (18 Jul 2022)

Preet Kaur Gill: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps her Department is taking to help ensure that women in Sierra Leone have safe access to abortion.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Abortion (18 Jul 2022)

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to include within the Bill of Rights Bill provision for women across the UK to have access to safe abortion.

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Abortion: Northern Ireland (14 Jul 2022)

Peter Kyle: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what steps he is taking to uphold the legal requirement to ensure access to abortion services in Northern Ireland.

Universal Credit (Removal of Two Child Limit) Bill [HL] - Second Reading (8 Jul 2022)

Baroness Stedman-Scott: ...to help families with the cost of living, including through universal credit changes, means that working families and households are much better off, as I have already said. The delicate subject of abortion has been raised, which I completely understand. Research from the Nuffield Foundation larger families consortium of researchers published this month has outlined that fertility rates...

Attorney General: Rape Prosecution Rates (7 Jul 2022)

Ruth Cadbury: Since the Supreme Court reversed the Roe v. Wade judgment, a 10-year-old girl in Ohio who is pregnant as a result of rape has been forced to travel to Indiana from her home state for an abortion, which she could not get locally. Will the Attorney General condemn the appalling cruelty that has resulted, and will result, from the Supreme Court ruling? Will she also condemn the Conservative MPs...

Identity and Language (Northern Ireland) Bill [HL] - Report: Amendment 25 (6 Jul 2022)

Lord Dodds of Duncairn: ...the Secretary of State and with others within government that we are going down a very dangerous path with this selective overriding of the devolved settlement. We have seen it in relation to the abortion issue, in relation to this issue and in relation to the protocol issue, where the voting mechanism of the Assembly, which is meant to be cross-community and cross-party agreement—there...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Abortion: Analgesics (6 Jul 2022)

Scott Benton: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department has made a recent assessment of the implications for its policies of (a) the recommendation by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists' in the 2010 working party report, Fetal Awareness: Review of Research and Recommendations for Practice, that the fetus does not require analgesia for interventions...

Assisted Dying — [Sir Roger Gale in the Chair] (4 Jul 2022)

Edward Leigh: ...of the arguments that we hear in favour of assisted dying are based on very appalling, horrible and extreme cases. They are similar arguments to what we heard when we had the initial debates on abortion, with foetal abnormality, rape and all the other things. Then we had abortion on demand, and now we are going to get death on demand. That is what it is all about. All the pressure,...

Commonwealth - Motion to Take Note (30 Jun 2022)

the Earl of Sandwich: ...countries, including, I am glad to say, the two Sudans, where the FCDO remains active. I asked the Minister earlier this week whether any African member states were backtracking on issues such as abortion and gay rights, and he replied that “one important thing about networks such as the Commonwealth is that they allow us to look at a broad range of human rights issues in a progressive...

50 Years of Pride in the UK (30 Jun 2022)

Hannah Bardell: ...and deep-rooted issue with misinformation and disinformation that has been funded by the religious right and is seeping into our society, part of which plays into what is happening in the USA on abortion rights and reproductive healthcare? Does he agree that we must do something about that and we must work together cross-party to challenge that misinformation and protect our trans and...

Prime Minister: Engagements (29 Jun 2022)

Dominic Raab: ...I personally have for her and for the way she has stood up for women’s rights despite, frankly, the appalling, harassment, trolling and bullying she has faced. As she knows, the position on abortion is settled in UK law and it is decided by hon. Members across the House. It is an issue of conscience, and I do not think there is a strong case for change. With the greatest respect, I would...

Women’s Rights to Reproductive Healthcare: United States - Commons Urgent Question (28 Jun 2022)

Lord Collins of Highbury: ...a woman’s right to choose. Can the Minister highlight what we will do to support women, particularly civil society groups and other women’s groups, to ensure that their human right to choose abortion if they need it is protected? What will we do to support them?

Women’s Rights to Reproductive Healthcare: United States (28 Jun 2022)

Amanda Milling: Access to abortion services in the United States is a matter for the US Supreme Court and for authorities in individual states. The US Supreme Court opinion of 24 June in the case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organisation does not make abortion illegal across America. Rather, it removes federal protection for abortions, hence allowing individual states to determine their own laws....


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