Unsafe Abortions kill 70,000 Annually

Posted On: October 20, 2009

Increased contraceptive use has led to fewer abortions worldwide, but deaths from unsafe abortion remain a severe problem, killing 70,000 women a year, a research institute reported Tuesday in a major global survey. More than half the deaths, about 38,000, are in sub-Saharan Africa, which was singled out as the region with by far the […]

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Queensland’s first illegal termination case for 25 years

Posted On: September 20, 2009

In Queensland, Australia, abortion is only legal if the life of the mother is in jeopardy, A Cairns teenager,Tegan Simone Leach, 19, and her 21-year-old partner, Sergie Brennan, became the first Queenslanders in nearly 25 years to be sent to trial under the state’s controversial abortion law. If convicted, the young woman faces up to […]

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