Disparities in safety of abortions across countries with varying legal restrictions

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The Guttmacher Institute states that “Abortion occurs at similar rates in countries where it is highly restricted and where it is broadly legal. Restrictions simply make the abortions that do occur more likely to be unsafe.”

Disparities in safety of abortions across countries with varying legal restrictions

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