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National Tribunal on Reproductive Health and Abortion in Nigeria

National Tribunal on Reproductive Health and Abortion in Nigeria (2002 Lagos, Nigeria)

National Tribunal on Reproductive Health and Abortion in Nigeria

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Published by Fourth Dimension in Enugu, Nigeria .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria
    • Subjects:
    • Reproductive health -- Nigeria -- Congresses.,
    • Abortion -- Nigeria -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementCivil Resource Development and Documentation Centre (CIRDDOC) Nigeria.
      GenreCongresses.
      SeriesCIRDDOC public education series ;, no. 10
      ContributionsCivil Resource Development and Documentation Centre (Nigeria)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRG966.N6 N385 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 47 p. ;
      Number of Pages47
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3779271M
      ISBN 109781565349
      LC Control Number2003547483
      OCLC/WorldCa52999753

      Off, they headed to a quack to procure the abortion and the man She was 18 year-old, and had just passed out of secondary school and was seriously seeking admission into a higher school.


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Author(s): National Tribunal on Reproductive Health and Abortion in Nigeria,( Lagos, Nigeria); Civil Resource Development and Documentation Centre (Nigeria) Title(s): National Tribunal on Reproductive Health and Abortion in Nigeria/ Civil Resource Development and Documentation Centre (CIRDDOC) Nigeria.

National reproductive health policy and strategy: to achieve quality reproductive and sexual health for all Nigerians Nigeria, Nigeria. Federal Ministry of Health Federal Ministry of Health, universal access to sexual and reproductive health-care services.

Unsafe abortion and its consequences A new national study of abortion incidence in Nigeria reveals the challenges that remain to improve conditions for Nigerian women and implement these goals.1 Among the study findings: • Only 16 percent of all women of.

Also, inthe National Population Council advocated for women to access safe and legal abortion on the basis of promoting health and well-being of the mother. This advocacy was supported by the Nigerian Medical National Tribunal on Reproductive Health and Abortion in Nigeria book (NMA) National Tribunal on Reproductive Health and Abortion in Nigeria book the Society of Gynecologists and Obstetricians of Nigeria.

The Institute further explained that: “In spite of Nigeria’s highly restrictive abortion law, an estimated million induced abortions occurred in The number doubled from an estimatedin because of both population growth and an increase in the rate of abortion.” Cost of lack of sexual reproductive health rights.

Abortion is a controversial topic in Nigeria. Abortion in Nigeria is governed by two laws that differ depending on geographical location.

Northern Nigeria is governed by The Penal Code and southern Nigeria is governed by The Criminal Code. The only legal way to have an abortion in Nigeria is if having the child is going to put the mother's life in danger.

The policy is in consonance with Nigeria's national commitments and development goals as enunciated in the National Health Policy and other relevant development policy documents. Policy documents that form critical input into the National Reproductive Health Policy include the policies on Maternal and Child Health, Adolescent Health.

female. NATIONAL REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH POLICY () Summary of Sections that Most Apply to Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child, and Adolescent Health: POLICY SUMMARY The National Reproductive Health Policy was approved in by the Federal Government of Nigeria, with the goal of ensuring availability and access to full sexual and reproductive health.

Read the latest articles of Reproductive Health Matters atElsevier’s leading platform of peer-reviewed scholarly literature Journals & Books; Register Sign in.

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select article National Laws and Unsafe. reproductive health on this age span in the population, the use of the phrase “all stages of life” in the women's health, to deal with the health impact of unsafe abortion as a major public health concern and to reduce the recourse to abortion through expanded and improved family planning services.

2 REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS IN NIGERIA medical providers, as well as commercial pharmaceutical outlets and traditional medical practitioners, which provide health care at three levels The primary level of care provides a range of medical services through the PHC program Over a thousand local governments, private health centers, clinics, dispensaries, first aid stations, and maternity centers.

Reproductive Health and Rights in Nigeria: 7: John D. and Catherine T. Macarthur Foundation: Violence Against Women: 8: John D. and Catherine T Macarthur Foundation: Marriage, Divorce and Succession in Nigeria: 9: John D.

and Catherine T. Macarthur Foundation: National Tribunal on Reproductive Health and Abortion in Nigeria. IMPLEMENTATION OF REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH POLICIES AND LAWS IN THE NIGERIAN NATIONAL HEALTH POLICY.

A Policy Brief Paper in Completion of Advocacy and Abortion Stigma in Nigeria (ASTIN) A Safe Action. The first part of the document provides an overview of the Reproductive Health situation in Nigeria drawing from national statistics followed by a brief look at the National Reproductive Health Policy and the Strategic Framework.

The second part of the document critically reviews each of the 8 major components of RH as contained in the. Health law and policy in Nigeria is an evolving and complex field of law, spanning a broad legal landscape and drawn from various sources.

In addressing and interacting with these sources the volume advances research on health care law and policy in Nigeria and spells the beginning of what may now be formally termed the ‘Nigerian health law and policy’ legal field. CDC’s Division of Reproductive Health is the focal point for issues related to reproductive health, maternal health, and infant health.

For over 50 years, we have been dedicated to improving the lives of women, children, and families through research, public health monitoring, scientific assistance, and.

Background. The reproductive health of adolescents and young women is integral to the wellbeing of a society. This study was carried out to determine current sexual practices and contraceptive usage among female undergraduate students in a Southwest Nigerian tertiary institution.

Reproductive Health,41(4)–; Prada E et al., Maternal near-miss due to unsafe abortion and associated short term health and socioeconomic consequences in Nigeria, African Journal of Reproductive Health,19(2)–62; and National Population Commission and ICF International, Nigeria Demographic and Health SurveyAbuja.

Furthermore, it will not be proper to bath in the euphoria that there is no data on unsafe abortion deaths in Nigeria when the outcome of research conducted by Centre for Reproductive Rights and Women Advocates Research and Documentation Centre and published inshows t women die from complications of unsafe abortion every year.

International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health,41(4) National Health Insurance Scheme and the Ministry Center f or Reproductive Rights, Nigeria’s abortion pr. Rethinking Sexual and Reproductive Rights in Nigeria Why Abortion Laws Need Reform Tolu Ajiboye Febru February/March It is no news that many women around the world today are still being denied key sexual and reproductive rights i.e.

their right to enjoy control over and make decisions on their sexual and reproductive health. Abortion laws have evolved in legal practice to protect not fetuses as such but state interests, particularly in prenatal life.

National and international tribunals are increasingly called upon to resolve conflicts between state enforcement of continuation of pregnancy against women's wishes and women's reproductive choices.

Inthe first national study carried out to carefully observe the incidence of abortion in Nigeria recorded aboutabortions (25 per 1, women) spanning across 15 years to 44 years. Congratulations to Dr.

Lucia Berro Pizzarossa, whose doctoral dissertation at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands has just become available online: Lucia Berro Pizzarossa, “Abortion, health and gender stereotypes: a critical analysis of the Uruguayan and South African abortion laws through the lens of human rights,” Ph.D.

dissertation, University of Groningen, pages. released through its Project Director, Ngozi Nwosu-Juba, Friday, in Abuja, during its National Mock Tribunal on sexual and reproductive health and rights in Nigeria.

On Augthe Constitutional Tribunal of Chile, in a 6 to 4 ruling, upheld the constitutionality of a Bill (now enacted into law) that decriminalizes abortion in three cases: rape, fatal fetal impairment and when a woman’s life is in danger. The Tribunal based its ruling on the following guiding principles, among others.

An international non-governmental organization, Ipas has called for the review of existing Women’s Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (WSRHR) Law to meet present-day realities.

The call came at the opening ceremony for a 3-day capacity building workshop for journalists held at Owerri, Imo state capital. The participants drawn from Anambra and Abia states are being [ ].

Abortion Policies and Reproductive Health around the World (United Nations publication, Sales No. EXIII). United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs ׀ Population Division 1.

Nigeria’s Ministry of Health, in a joint report with the Society of Gynecologists and Obstetricians of Nigeria s women access unsafe abortion each year. FMOH. National Policy on the Health and Development of Adolescents and Young People in Nigeria.

First Revision. [6] Nigeria Demographic and Health Survey. [7] FMoH. National Policy on the Health and Development of Adolescents and Young People in Nigeria. [8] Nnebue CC, Chimah UC, Duru CB, Ilika AL, Lawoyin TO. A Public Health Scientist, Suzanne Bell on Thursday said the abortion rate by women of reproductive age in Nigeria has risen between and million.

Section 47A of the ordinance regulates abortion. Abortion is legal in only a few situations: (i) continuing the pregnancy would risk the health of the woman; (ii) there is a substantial risk that the child would be born with a physical or mental abnormality, making it severely handicapped; (iii) the woman is younger than 16 years; or (iv) the woman is the victim of unlawful sexual intercourse.

Is abortion legal in Nigeria. Abortion is only permitted in Nigeria to save the life of a woman. Two separate abortion laws govern the Northern and Southern regions of Nigeria, with the Southern region allowing abortions to preserve both the physical and mental wellbeing of the woman.

The overall incidence of induced abortion in Nigeria is 25 per women of reproductive age per year [3] [6] [7].

Approximatelyabortions are performed annually in Nigeria, of which about 60% may be unsafe, thereby contributing about 20% to overall maternal deaths of % in Nigeria [8], % in Cameroon [9] and 21% in Uganda [10].

12 promoting Sexual and reproductive health in africa: the role of family planning Anthony O.U. Okpani, Rosemary N. Ogu and Friday E. Okonofua 13 the impact of infertility on Sexual and reproductive health in africa Friday E. Okonofua 14 hiv/aidS in the Context of Sexual and reproductive health in africa Paula Tavrow and Janell Moore.

"Abortion is safer than childbirth." "Legal abortion is extremely safe, and illegal abortion is extremely dangerous." These assumptions drove the widespread legalization of abortion in the United States inand they continue to drive the effort to overturn all legislative safety restrictions on the procedure within our country, and to liberalize abortion laws internationally today.

Because it is UNCORRECTED material, please consider the following text as a useful but insufficient proxy for the authoritative book pages. Reproductive Patterns and Women's Health In comparison with the levels in industrialized countries, reproductive mortal- ity remains high in most developing countries, particularly in rural areas.

Read our values on contraception, abortion, sex education, so-called "crisis pregnancy centers," and other issues important to women's health and rights. External Writings. The faith leaders on the Clergy Advocacy Board have authored blogs, articles, essays, and op-eds discussing their views on women's health and rights.

The International reproductive rights group, Ipas, has said Nigerian archaic laws on abortion have contributed to the increasing number of maternal deaths. Sexual and reproductive health (SRH) is a relatively new concept in the context of the dynamics of contemporary global issues.

It came to the fore against the background of the worldwide increasing trend in the rates of liberal sexual behavior and activity, with its attendant reproduc It is greatly and significantly influenced by sociocultural, political and religious considerations.

Safe abortion care is health care. Termination of pregnancy has been legal in South Africa sincebut there is still a lack of providers and a lack of health care professionals who want to. Marie Stopes Nigeria, a nongovernmental agency that promotes reproductive health services in 37 countries, says it prevented more thanunsafe abortions in alone in Nigeria.Planned Parenthood delivers vital reproductive health care, sex education, and information to millions of people worldwide.

Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. is a registered (c)(3) nonprofit under EIN