Birth, Fertility Contraception

Below you can access all the contents of the INED site on this topic, in all formats and from the least to the most specialised: multimedia content, publications, research projects, research mini-sites, selected links and others.

  • Memo Abortion around the world: An overview of legislation, measures, trends and consequences

    Abortion around the world: An overview of legislation, measures, trends and consequences

    Access to abortion around the world is highly unequal. In African and Latin American countries access may be restricted to particular causes of pregnancy or totally outlawed.

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  • Memo

    Selective abortion in Asia

    On average, 105 boys are born for every 100 girls. However, in China, India and several other Asian and Caucasian countries, the proportion of newborn boys is abnormally high because couples practice sex-selective abortion.

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  • Memo

    Women Who Give Birth "Secretly"

    France is the only Western country, apart from Luxembourg, Italy and the Czech Republic, where the law allows women to request that their identity be kept secret and withheld from their child’s birth certificate

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  • Video Is the world population moving toward 10 billion? [FR]

    Is the world population moving toward 10 billion? [FR]

    by Gilles Pison 2011 Duration :12’49"

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  • Figures

    Fertility rates, mortality rates, natural increase

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  • Figures

    Detailed abortion statistics

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