The Bulgarian Helsinki Committee is asking the European Court of Human Rights to issue interim measures to protect the home delivery of a pregnant woman.
Can the father be present during the birth of his child? In Czech hospitals, only when he pays. According to the country's ombudsman, in agreement with the Constitutional Court, the Health Services Act explicitly...
In some Czech hospitals, 40 percent of newborns are being delivered by this method, often for unnecessary reasons.
A hospital employee's termination for insisting on wearing her headscarf at work was not a violation of her rights under the Convention on Human Rights.
She was given an anesthetic she explicitly refused and separated from her baby immediately after birth, and later discovered that the signature on the informed consent form was not hers.
The Isala Hospital in Zwolle will be the first hospital in the Netherlands to open a room for foundlings when it does so at the beginning of next year. Anonymously, women may leave their baby behind in the room. Child...
Politicians must accept that Romanian hospitals cannot cope with the number of injured from the fire at the Colectiv nightclub and seek immediate help from the European community.
As part of its campaign "I have a child with me," HCLU conducted a unique survey of Hungarian healthcare institutions, submitting 64 public interest data requests to hospitals with maternity or children's wards.
Parents wishing to stay with their children overnight in a Hungarian hospital might need a little bit of luck to do so, despite what the law says. A campaign by the Hungarian Civil Liberties Union seeks to change this.
A new initiative in Hungary seeks to guarantee the right of children to have their parents stay with them in hospitals, as guaranteed under a 1998 healthcare act that has yet to be fully implemented.