Denial of abortion in legal settings

@inproceedings{Gerdts2015DenialOA,
  title={Denial of abortion in legal settings},
  author={Caitlin Elisabeth Gerdts and Teresa DePi{\~n}eres and Sultan Al Hajri and Jane E. Harries and Altaf Hossain and Mahesh C Puri and Divya Vohra and Diana Foster},
  booktitle={The journal of family planning and reproductive health care},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Factors such as poverty, stigma, lack of knowledge about the legal status of abortion, and geographical distance from a provider may prevent women from accessing safe abortion services, even where abortion is legal. Data on the consequences of abortion denial outside of the US, however, are scarce. METHODS In this article we present data from studies among women seeking legal abortion services in four countries (Colombia, Nepal, South Africa and Tunisia) to assess sociodemographic… CONTINUE READING

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