Unsafe Abortion and Women's Health

Unsafe Abortion and Women's Health

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Each year an estimated 21 million abortions occur causing around 47, 000 deaths, virtually all in the developing countries. Bringing together a wealth of information from around the world, this book argues that the time has come for a second great change in legislation, advocating a shift towards the legalisation of abortion to improve the health of women in poorer countries. With attention to circumstances in each of the major continental regions, an outline of the global situation is provided to reveal the major trends in the provision and procurement of abortion, as well their effects.Costs of Restrictive Laws Hessini also drew attention to the fact that restrictive laws, unsafe abortions and poor ... a south african Conference on the role of medical abortion in expanding womena#39;s access to safe treatment (Hessini 2005, p. 91). ... We also draw attention to the fact that if women are forced to bear children for whom they cannot care properly, then it can lead to social problems. opponents ofanbsp;...

Title:Unsafe Abortion and Women's Health
Author:Professor Colin Francome
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2015-05-28


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