著者：Susheela Singh,Lisa Remez,Gilda Sedgh,Lorraine Kwokand, Tsuyoshi Onda
Published in 2018, Abortion Worldwide: Uneven Progress and Unequal Access provides the most current information on the incidence of abortion and unintended pregnancy worldwide, as well as trends since 1990, as women and couples increasingly want smaller families. It examines laws that regulate abortion and how they have evolved, and the current safety of abortion provision. It documents the barriers women face to preventing unintended pregnancies and obtaining safe abortions, and the impacts of unsafe abortion on women’s well-being. This study provides a comprehensive update to findings from the 2009 Abortion Worldwide: A Decade of Uneven Progress.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Incidence of Induced Abortion—Current Levels and Recent Trends
Legality of Abortion—Current Status and Recent Trends
How Is Abortion Practiced and How Has It Changed?
Consequences of Clandestine Abortion
Conclusions and Recommendations
Data and Methods Appendix