Addressing barriers to safe abortion

@article{Culwell2013AddressingBT,
  title={Addressing barriers to safe abortion},
  author={Kelly R. Culwell and Manuelle Hurwitz},
  journal={International Journal of Gynecology \& Obstetrics},
  year={2013},
  volume={121}
}
The latest World Health Organization data estimate that the total number of unsafe abortions globally has increased to 21.6 million in 2008. There is increasing recognition by the international community of the importance of the contribution of unsafe abortion to maternal mortality. However, the barriers to delivery of safe abortion services are many. In 68 countries, home to 26% of the world's population, abortion is prohibited altogether or only permitted to save a woman's life. Even in… Expand
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