PAUL SACHDEV, Ph.D., is Professor in the School of Social Work at Memorial University of Newfoundland. An authority on reproductive health care, and on family and child welfare, he has edited four books: International Handbook on Abortion ( Greenwood, 1988), Perspectives on Abortion ( 1985), Adoption: Current Issues and Trends ( 1984), Abortion: Readings and Research ( 1981), and is the author of Unlocking the Adoption Files ( 1989). Paul Sachdev is the recipient of several national and international research and travel awards. He received Memorial University President's Award for Outstanding Research. He is also an international editor of the journal Medicine and Law.