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How Many Abortions in Ireland?

I think that recent estimates showing 4,400 Irish women having an abortion in 2016 is too low, the number is likely to be much higher than this. The Irish Times recently ran a fact check piece confirming that Solidarity’s claim … Continue reading

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Abortion Rates Vary Significantly

The abortion rate in Uganda, 39, is three times greater than in GB, 13. The abortion rate in Kampala, 77, is twice the national average. There is one complication for every 2.4 abortions in Uganda, a rate which is 262 … Continue reading

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Medication Abortion – Guttmacher Report

Here are three issues which I think could come from an increasing move towards self-administered medication abortion, across developing and restrictive regions:  The business model for clinic-based abortion services will need to change;  There will be a reduction in the … Continue reading

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Abortion Worldwide 2017: Uneven Progress and Unequal Access

This week Guttmacher published its latest data and analysis on the worldwide incidence of abortion and unintended pregnancy. For many countries, it has trends going back to 1990. A key message is that the rate of abortion has been falling … Continue reading

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