Abortion

Abortion

Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada

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Advocacy

The Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada (ARCC) is the only nation-wide political pro-choice group devoted to ensuring abortion rights and access for women. We formed in October 2005 to carry out political and educational work to support reproductive rights and health.

ARCC is Canada’s “voice for choice.” Check out our Vision and Mandate for more about what we stand for and what we do.

Our diverse coalition consists of pro-choice groups and individuals across Canada working to represent all Canadian women.

Contact Info
Email Address: 
info@arcc-cdac.ca
Website/URL: 
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-888-642-2725
Street Address: 
PO Box 2663 Stn Main
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6B 3W3

The course of mental health after miscarriage and induced abortion: a longitudinal, five-year follow-up study

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Author: 
Anne Nordal Broen
Torbjorn Moum
Anne Sejersted Bodtker
Oivind Ekeberg
Publisher: 
BMC Medicine
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Examines and compares the mental health responses of women who experienced miscarriage or abortion.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 17417015
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Includes bibliographical references.

Depression and unwanted first pregnancy: longitudinal cohort study

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English
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Sarah Schmiege
Nancy Felipe Russo
Publisher: 
British Medical Journal
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Examines the outcomes of an unwanted first pregnancy (abortion vs live delivery) and risk of depression.

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Includes bibliographical references.

ChoiceLinkUp.com

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The Abortion Conversation Project
Publication Place: 
Alexandria, VA

Provides a directory listing for information about reproductive health and rights, including abortion.

National Abortion Federation

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy
Policy development

Forms a professional association of abortion providers in the United States and Canada that believes that women should be trusted to make private medical decisions in consultation with their health care providers. Offers quality training and services to abortion providers and unbiased information and referral services to women.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
202-667-5881
Email Address: 
naf@prochoice.org
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
202-667-5890
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-772-9100
Street Address: 
600-1755 Massachusetts Ave, NW
City: 
Washington
Province: 
District of Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20036

Care of women post abortion

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International Confederation of Midwives
Publisher: 
International Confederation of Midwives
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
The Hague, Netherlands

Presents the International Confederation of Midwives' position statement regarding midwives' role in the care of women post abortion.

Listen to your body: a gynecologist answers women's most intimate questions

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Niels Lauersen
Eileen Stukane
Publisher: 
Fireside
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Using a question and answer format, this book provides a great deal of information on common gynaecological health and conditions.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0684854112
WGYN.L38 2000 (CWHN Offices)
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Includes index.

Expanding access to safe abortion: strategies for action (Spanish)

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Spanish
Translated Title: 
Incrementando el acceso al aborto seguro: estrategias para la acción
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Author: 
Adrienne Germain
Theresa Kim
Publisher: 
International Women's Health Coalition
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Provides information, in Spanish, to generate and support concerted efforts to end needless death, injury, and suffering from unsafe abortion.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ABOR.G47 1999
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Includes bibliographical references.

Safe abortion: technical and policy guidance for health systems

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World Health Organization
Publisher: 
World Health Organization
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Geneva, Switzerland

Provides a comprehensive overview of the many actions that can be taken to ensure access to good quality abortion services as allowed by law.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ABOR.S24 2003
ISBN 9241590343
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Includes bibliographical references.

Abortion and breast cancer

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National Women's Health Network
Publication Place: 
Washington, DC

Provides information on how opponents of reproductive choice have been attempting to frighten women in recent years by touting medically unsupported link between abortion and an increased risk of breast cancer.

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