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2011-05-17 13:19:59

New analysis published by the UK journal Reproductive Health Matters shows that the criminalisation of abortion in Poland has led to the development of a vast illegal private sector with no controls on price, quality of care or accountability. Since abortion became illegal in the late 1980s the number of abortions carried out in hospitals has fallen by 99%. The private trade in abortions is, however, flourishing, with abortion providers advertising openly in newspapers. Women have been the...

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2009-07-30 13:30:00

Chinese authorities point to the lack of education about contraception and disease for the increasing number of youth engaging in sex as a contributing factor in the 13 million abortions in China every year. Researchers believe this number is likely even higher when unregistered abortion clinics are taken into consideration. Other countries have even higher rates, including Russia, which some years has more terminations than births. China comes close with 13 million abortions for every 20...

2006-02-06 14:45:33

By Katherine Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - Britain announced funding on Monday for safe abortion services in the developing world and urged other countries to join it, in defiance of Washington. London will give 3 million pounds ($5.3 million) over two years to support groups that offer safe abortions and family planning, replacing U.S. aid that has been withdrawn because of Washington's anti-abortion stance. Under a U.S. policy dubbed the "global gag rule," any organization applying...

2006-02-06 08:11:03

By Katherine Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - Britain announced funding on Monday for safe abortion services in the developing world and urged other countries to join it, in defiance of Washington. London will give 3 million pounds ($5.3 million) over two years to support groups that offer safe abortions and family planning, replacing U.S. aid that has been withdrawn because of Washington's anti-abortion stance. Under a U.S. policy dubbed the "global gag rule," any organization applying...


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