Kenya – Unsafe abortion is violence against women

Every year almost half of all pregnancies about 121 million are unintended

MWANGI ALVIN
6 December 2021

Globally, an estimated 736 million women—almost one in three—have been subjected to intimate partner violence, non-partner sexual violence or both at least once in their lives.

The rates of depression, anxiety disorders, unplanned pregnancies, sexually transmitted infections and HIV are higher in women who have experienced violence compared to women who have not.

Continued: https://www.the-star.co.ke/opinion/star-blogs/2021-12-06-mwangi-alvin-unsafe-abortion-is-violence-against-women/