New Zealand: Chinese most likely to seek abortion

Sunday, 11 September 2016, The New Zealand Herald

By Lincoln Tan

Young Chinese migrants are misinformed about sex and move to New Zealand with little or no sexual knowledge, a University of Auckland study found.

They are being told masturbation is dangerous and gendered sexual norms prevent some from practising safe sex, making them vulnerable to sexual risks.

Asians have the highest abortion rates and ratio among all ethnic groups in New Zealand.

Chinese born in China who had been in the country for five years or less made up a majority of those who sought abortions, the report said.

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Source: New Zealand Herald