India: ‘Rules push women to unsafe abortion options’

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‘Rules push women to unsafe abortion options’
Sumitra Debroy | TNN | Updated: Jan 18, 2017
Times of India

Mumbai: A paper published in Lancet medical journal last May had shown that criminalizing abortion does not prevent it but rather pushes women towards unsafe options. Several studies have estimated that of 6.5 million abortions that take place in India annually, a staggering 57% could be unsafe.

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Source, Times of India: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/rules-push-women-to-unsafe-abortion-options/articleshow/56631860.cms