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Protect the 24 week time limit for abortion

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WOMEN NEED 24 WEEKS FOR A REASON! The 24 week time limit for abortion in Britain is under threat. Help fpa (Family Planning Association) protect the 24 week limit and a women\'s right to choose. MPs and groups who oppose women having abortions are going to use the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill going through parliament to slash the abortion time limit from 24 weeks to 20. There is no scientific evidence to do this either on grounds of women\'s health or the survival of babies born under 24 weeks. fpa opposes any cuts to the time limit, a view also supported by the Royal College of Nursing, The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and The Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare. Women needing an abortion between 20 and 24 weeks gestation are often in tragic and difficult circumstances. They are extremely vulnerable and many are ending what began as a wanted pregnancy. The most vulnerable women will be affected including those:


fpa (Family Planning Association) is the UK\'s leading sexual health organisation. We deal with all aspects of sexual health including, contraception, abortion, sexually transmitted infections, sex and relationships education. We run a national helpline, community projects, professional training, sell resources and books and millions our information leaflets on all aspects of sexual health for adults and young people are distributed across the country.

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