Antigua & Barbuda – Study shows high abortion rates, sexual violence in A&B amid legal reform debate

19 June 2024
By Latrishka Thomas

It may still be illegal but it is more common than you think. A recent study suggests that nearly three out of every four women in Antigua and Barbuda will have an abortion by the time they reach their mid-40s.

It’s as simple as walking into a pharmacy and purchasing specific pills under the table.

Fred Nunes, a regional advocate originally from Jamaica, has been conducting extensive research across the Caribbean, including the twin island nation, to combat unsafe abortion practices.