A global review of laws on induced abortion, 1985-1997.

  title={A global review of laws on induced abortion, 1985-1997.},
  author={A J E Nahar Rahman and Laura Katzive and Stanley K. Henshaw},
  journal={International family planning perspectives and digest},
  volume={24 2},
CONTEXT The legal status of induced abortion helps determine the availability of safe, affordable abortion services in a country, which in turn influences rates of maternal mortality and morbidity. It is important, therefore, for health professionals to know both the current status of abortion laws worldwide and the extent to which those laws are changing. METHODS Abortion-related laws in 152 nations and dependent territories with populations of one million or more were reviewed, and changes… CONTINUE READING


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