voluntary sterilization

voluntary sterilization

Gynecology The surgical deletion of reproductive capacity, by personal choice. See Sterilization. Cf Involuntary sterilization.
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3] This is not surprising since voluntary sterilization is an irreversible method for couples whose families are complete, whereas spacing methods are the most effective reversible method for a younger woman.
The original case was mainly focused on her cartoon, which protested passage of a bill to criminalize voluntary sterilization and restrict access to contraception and family planning services.
The two bills - Bill 446 (the Bill to Increase Fertility Rates and Prevent Population Decline) and Bill 315 (the Comprehensive Population and Exaltation of Family Bill) - would impose major restrictions on contraception, ban voluntary sterilization, and discriminate against childless women.
For her part Jennifer Denbow in "Sterilization as Cyborg Performance" explores medical discourse that represents the practice of voluntary sterilization as a threat to patriarchal imperatives that impose reproductive and maternal desire on womens bodies.
and USAID Policy Determination 3 (PD-3) on voluntary sterilization.
USAID, USAID Policy Guidelines on Voluntary Sterilization, 1982, <http://transition.
The HHS regulation in question will require all employers that provide employee health insurance to include, at no cost to employees, voluntary sterilization and contraceptive services--including ulipristal acetate, more commonly referred to as "ella," which can prevent implantation of a fertilized ovum as well as fertilization and is therefore regarded by the Catholic church as not just a contraceptive but an abortifacient.
Casey Anthony resolves to submit to voluntary sterilization.
The Association for Voluntary Sterilization South Africa (AVSSA), a non-profit organisation, has offered sterilisation services at health care facilities in the Western Cape for many years, including education and awareness campaigns.
Furthermore, the report gave the opinion of Professor Michael Wheeler at the UBC School of Social Work that induced abortion was "no more suitable a subject for the Criminal Code than suicide, contraception or voluntary sterilization.
Both genders were subject to involuntary sterilization, while women were also more likely to submit to voluntary sterilization.
In this article Heidi Biebel argues that Kaczor's analysis has three potential problems: (1) the mutilating features of craniotomy do not appear to meet Kaczor's criteria for being intended, so his account doesn't show craniotomy to be impermissible; (2) some commonly-accepted acts, including voluntary sterilization, are acts of intentional mutilation according to Kaczor's definition and are thus forbidden on his account; and (3) some acts that intuitively seem to constitute intentional mutilation do not meet Kaczor's definition of "mutilation" and are not ruled out by his account.

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