Makwanpur: 18pc women abort babies last fiscal
- PRATAP BISTA, HETAUDA
Oct 28, 2018
Almost 18 percent of the pregnant women in Makwanpur district underwent abortion in the last fiscal year, according to the District Public Health Office (DPHO).
Around 2,062 of the 11,649 pregnant women in the district were found aborting their foetus, and the number could be even higher as many undergo abortion illegally, an official at the DPHO said.