voluntary sterilization

voluntary sterilization

Gynecology The surgical deletion of reproductive capacity, by personal choice. See Sterilization. Cf Involuntary sterilization.
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The cartoon was to protest 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.
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.
Zaurov's research, voluntary sterilization of Deaf individuals started in California in the 1920s, spread to Europe, and continued till the 1980s.
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.
Although voluntary sterilization is a popular, safe, and reliable form
Lucon and his associates asked men undergoing vasectomies for voluntary sterilization between 1999 and 2003 to refrain from sex for 2-7 days before the operation and then analyzed the patients' semen samples both by computerized methods and visually.

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