Kenya: Every 9 minutes a woman dies needlessly as a result of this illegal process

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Every 9 minutes a woman dies needlessly as a result of this illegal process

Okun Oliech
Sun 30th Apr 2017

Induced abortion is one of the most performed medical interventions in the world. Abortions will always be necessary as a backup even when women use several forms of contraception. Even when using the best methods such as the contraceptive pill or a condom, the chance of failure is 2% each year.

A significant amount of women will most likely face unwanted pregnancy and will provoke an abortion themselves or go to a person without medical training, increasing health risks and the risk of hospitalisation due to complications.

Continued at source: Standard Media: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/ureport/story/2001238129/every-9-minutes-a-woman-dies-needlessly-as-a-result-of-this-illegal-process