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How laws fail the promise of medical abortion: A global look

Even as governments around the world are liberalizing their abortion laws, the vast majority of countries still legally require one or more healthcare providers to approve or perform abortion. Such requirements criminalize women who lack access to healthcare providers and seek abortion without one. Such women are often the world’s poorest and most marginalized women.

Year: 2017

Authors: Skuster, Patty

Languages: English

Regions: Global

Countries: Global

Topics: Laws & Policies, Medical Abortion (MA)