Backstreet Abortion, a Reality in Burundi

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by Diane Uwimana
09-29-2016, IWACU English News

The association of Women fighting against HIV/AIDS and Malaria-SFBLSP Burundi celebrated on 28 September the Global Day of Action for Access to Safe and Legal Abortion. Alarming figures reflect clandestine abortion despite several consequences.
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“We have conducted a sample investigation in four provinces including Bubanza, Cibitoke, Bujumbura and Bujumbura city and it reveals that the figures increase year after year,” said Jean Nkeshimana, project coordinator in SFBLSP. He says Bujumbura city comes first among the four provinces where backstreet abortion is carried out.

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Source: IWACU English News