Posts Tagged ‘reproductive rights’

Selecting a baby’s sex – Science project looks at the ramifications Comments 0

Thursday, September 27th, 2018
selecting a baby's sex

A student from Nelson College for Girls has developed a project for the Cawthron Institute Scitec Expo that looks at the implications of selecting a baby’s sex. This can be done using a technology called Pre-implantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) which is used already for selecting healthy babies among parents who might pass on genetic diseases. Read more

African bishop believes Hillary Clinton thinks she is a god Comments 0

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

An African bishop has said he believes US presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton thinks she is a god, but he is under no obligation to share that belief. Bishop Emmanual Badejo, who is director of communications for Africa’s bishops (SECAM), was responding to comments Mrs Clinton made to a Women in the World Summit. Mrs Clinton Read more

Holy See accused of resisting UN efforts on anti-women violence Comments 0

Friday, March 15th, 2013

As a United Nations commission debates violence against women, the Holy See has found itself lumped together with Iran and Russia as alleged opponents of efforts to reduce such violence. The reason is that these states oppose a strong drive to use the issue of violence against women as a means to establish abortion in Read more