Malawi study reveals 141,044 abortions: Northern Region has more cases

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Malawi study reveals 141,044 abortions: Northern Region has more cases
April 7, 2017
Alfred Chauwa &Maurice Nkawihe- Nyasa Times

A research study has revealed that 141,044 women had an abortion in 2015 at an annual rate of 38 abortions per 1,000 women aged between 15 and 49, clearly indicating how common abortion is in Malawi despite having restrictive laws.

60 percent of the abortions resulted in complications that required medical treatment while 40 percent did not require medical treatment, the research study findings revealed.

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