Abortion: Gender Selection

Department of Health written question – answered on 21st October 2015.

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Photo of Fiona Bruce Fiona Bruce Chair, International Development Sub-Committee on the Work of the Independent Commission for Aid Impact, Chair, International Development Sub-Committee on the Work of the Independent Commission for Aid Impact

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if Ministers or officials of his Department will meet Jeena International, Karma Nirvana and other organisations representing women who have been the victim of coerced sex-selective abortion to discuss the implications of his Department's assessment of the evidence of termination of pregnancy on grounds of gender.

Photo of Jane Ellison Jane Ellison The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health

Officials are happy to meet with these organisations and have already offered to meet Jeena International.

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