National Laws and Unsafe Abortion: The Parameters of Change

  title={National Laws and Unsafe Abortion: The Parameters of Change},
  author={Marge Berer},
  journal={Reproductive Health Matters},
  pages={1 - 8}
  • M. Berer
  • Published 1 January 2004
  • Political Science, Medicine
  • Reproductive Health Matters

Unsafe abortion: global and regional incidence, trends, consequences, and challenges.

  • I. ShahE. Ahman
  • Medicine, Political Science
    Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology Canada : JOGC = Journal d'obstetrique et gynecologie du Canada : JOGC
  • 2009

Eliminating unsafe abortion worldwide

Exploring the determinants of unsafe abortion: improving the evidence base in Mexico.

This analysis has explored the determinants of unsafe abortion in Mexico and has demonstrated that there are large socio-economic and geographical inequities in unsafe abortions in Mexico.

Unsafe abortion: the preventable pandemic

Maternal mortality and unsafe abortion.

  • S. Fawcus
  • Medicine, Political Science
    Best practice & research. Clinical obstetrics & gynaecology
  • 2008


A public health approach is needed to deal with this health crisis, enacting enabling abortion laws, providing access to modern contraceptive services, improving access to safe abortion services, providing information about abortion and improving the status of women in the society.

Generating national unsafe abortion estimates: challenges and choices.

The chapter identifies regions where country-level data are most needed underlines the importance of using existing and often untapped data sources and draws attention to lesser-known aspects of incidence research.

Hospital admission for complications of unsafe abortion

  • M. Berer
  • Medicine, Political Science
    The Lancet
  • 2006

Sexual and Reproductive Health 4 Unsafe abortion: the preventable pandemic

Ending the silent pandemic of unsafe abortion is an urgent public-health and human-rights imperative, and the availability of modern contraception can reduce but never eliminate the need for abortion.



Unsafe abortion: Global and regional estimates of the incidence of unsafe abortion and associated mortality in 2008. Sixth edition.

This sixth edition of the WHO Global and regional estimates of unsafe abortion and associated mortality is intended for policy-makers and programme managers health workers and nongovernmental

Abortion: The Legal Right Has Been Won, But Not the Moral Right

  • M. Løkeland
  • Political Science, Medicine
    Reproductive health matters
  • 2004

Abortion, Medicine and the Law

This resource has now been completely revised and updated from its third edition, published in 1986. It stands as a sourcebook for anyone seriously interested in researching the subject of abortion.

Deaths from Complications of Unsafe Abortion: Misclassified Second Trimester Deaths

With Everything Exposed: Cruelty in Post-Abortion Care in Rosario, Argentina

Abortion Patterns and Reported Sex Ratios at Birth in Rural Yunnan, China