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Published by Law and Population Programme, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University in Medford, Mass .
Written in English


  • Sterilization (Birth control) -- Law and legislation,
  • Birth control -- Law and legislation

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Edition Notes

StatementJan Stepan and Edmund H. Kellogg.
SeriesLaw and population monograph series -- no. 8
ContributionsKellogg, Edmund Halsey, 1912-, International Conference on Voluntary Sterilization. (2d : 1973 : Geneva)
The Physical Object
Pagination69 p. --
Number of Pages69
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17416059M

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Also called tubal sterilization, tubal ligation, voluntary surgical contraception, tubectomy, bi-tubal ligation, tying the tubes, minilap, and “the operation.” Works because the fallopian tubes are blocked or .   Get this from a library! Family planning, contraception, voluntary sterilization, and abortion: an analysis of laws and policies in the United States, each state and jurisdiction (as of October 1, with addenda): a report of the Office for Family Planning, Bureau of Community Health Services, Health Services Administration, U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare. Get this from a library! Family planning, contraception, and voluntary sterilization: an analysis of laws and policies in the United States, each State and jurisdiction (as of September ): a report of the National Center for Family Planning Services, Health Services and Mental Health Administration, U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare. V. Annex PD-3 (September ) (Formerly PD J ) USAID Policy Guidelines on Voluntary Sterilization I. Overview The World Population Plan of Action of the World Population Conference of observed that; "All couples and individuals have the basic right to decide freely and responsibly the number and spacing of.

  For example, AVSC International, concerned with voluntary family planning including sterilization, has developed strategies to implement free and informed decision making in the delivery of family planning services, including voluntary sterilization, in low and high resource settings. The objectives of the strategies include: •. This wasn’t just a WWII Nazi-era phenomenon. The United States was the first country to use compulsory sterilization for eugenics purposes, and well into the mid-twentieth century, laws remained on the books in several dozen states that allowed for the forced sterilization of select groups of people, notably people with mental illness.   Sterilization: the world's number one method of birth control disproportionately affecting women. By Fernanda Alonso | Leave a Comment On Novem an Indian surgeon used infected instruments to sterilize 83 women in about six hours, leaving 10 of them dead and another 69 hospitalized in the central state of Chhattisgarh.   Sterilization as a Family Planning Method Published: Sterilization is a permanent method of contraception, and is the most commonly used form of family planning .

  Demanding the Right to Reproduce: Voluntary and Forced Sterilization in America Aug 5, , am Mandy Van Deven Rebecca Kluchin's new book, Fit to Be Tied: Sterilization and Reproductive Rights in America, , explores a thirty year period of US history in which eugenic and neo-eugenic ideas were used to justify forced, coerced, and. Contraceptive Sterilization: Global Issues and Trends depicts the current state of contraceptive sterilization. It is the most comprehensive current source of information about the worldwide practice of contraceptive sterilization since the landmark publication Voluntary Sterilization: An International Fact Book. • Seventy-four countries have laws that explicitly permit sterilization for contraceptive purposes. In some, legislation or court decisions specifically authorize voluntary sterilization; in others, voluntary sterilization forms part of the country’s family planning or population program and is mentioned in.   Mosby’s Medical Dictionary, 8th edition, , Elsevier. Voluntary sterilization refers to the process or act being undertaken with the individual’s free and informed consent.