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The latest on issues relating to reproductive choice including fertility, pregnancy, contraception, and abortion

BPAS comment on ONS Fertility rate rises in England and Wales

Katherine O’Brien, Associate Director of Communications and Campaigns, said: “At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020,  many women may have delayed trying to conceive, leading …

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Government pledges to end IVF policies which discriminate…

20 July 2022 Government pledges to end IVF policies which discriminate against same-sex female couples. As part of the Women’s Health Strategy, the government will remove requirements…

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Comment on the prosecution of women charged with ending t…

17 July 2022 In relation to press reports that two women are currently facing prosecution in England charged with ending their own pregnancies, BPAS Chief Executive, Clare Murphy, said: …

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Anti-abortion group removed from NHS website

Katherine O’Brien, Associate Director of Communications and Campaigns, said: “The Society for the Protection of Unborn Children is an anti-abortion campaign group, with a histor…

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BPAS comment on SPUC and Life Voice at Edinburgh Fringe

Katherine O’Brien, Associate Director of Communications and Campaigns, said: “Anti-abortion groups, like SPUC, have a long history of trying to infiltrate spaces by hiding their…

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Roe v Wade ruling is “an assault on women’s human r…

Clare Murphy, Chief Executive of the British Pregnancy Advisory Service, BPAS, the UK’s leading abortion provider, said: “We are appalled by the Supreme Court’s decision to revoke wom…

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