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Journal Vol. 23, No. 3 — International Witch Hunt - the campaign against midwifery

ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Attacks on Midwives, Attacks on Women's Choices
Nadine Edwards, Jo Murphy-Lawless, Mavis Kirkham and Sarah Davies ask whether it is a Human Rights issue

Midwifery and Birth in 2011
Ina May Gaskin takes a look at the situation in the United States

Hungarian State Injustice
Donal Kerry discusses the continued persecution of Dr Agnes Geréb

A Duty of Obedience or a Duty of Care?
Professor of Midwifery Mavis Kirkham looks at who the midwife is serving

German Midwives Appeal
Beverley Beech asks is it time for the future of German midwifery to change course?

Independent Midwifery in Australia
Joy Johnston looks at the situation at end of 2010

Witch-Hunt in France
Françoise Bardes shares news of demonstrations in favour of French midwifery

Moves to Transform Maternity
Mary McNabb and Christina Oudshoorn explain the changing care in the Netherlands

Childbirth Adrift in Ireland
Jo Murphy-Lawless comments on the Irish situation

Insurance Issues and the Future for Independent Midwifery
IMUK's Annie Francis highlights the current position

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Andrea Nove reviews

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