In every part of the world, women have obtained abortions to end unintended pregnancies. Despite the history and universality of women’s need for safe abortion, access to abortion is neither socially nor legally sanctioned in many parts of the world. As a result, almost half of the women seeking abortion each year - estimated at 19 million - must resort to untrained ‘service providers’ working in unsanitary conditions. A quarter of these abortions occur in Africa.
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