World contraception day: Nigeria records 46 million abortions annually, says NGO

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World contraception day: Nigeria records 46 million abortions annually, says NGO
By Franka Osakwe
24 September 2017

Ahead of the world contraception day on Tuesday, September 26, a non-governmental organisation, Development Communications (DEVCOMS), has revealed that about 46million abortions are performed in Nigeria every year.

In a release, DEVCOMS explained that unplanned pregnancies can have huge impact on the individuals, as well as, their partners’ lives, hence the need to use contraceptive as protection.

Continued at source: The Guardian: https://guardian.ng/features/health/world-contraception-day-nigeria-records-46-million-abortions-annually-says-ngo/