The Impact of Legal Reform of Abortion in South Africa – Women Deliver

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The Impact of Legal Reform of Abortion in South Africa

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In 1996, abortion was legalized in South Africa, after which there was a significant decrease in infections and hospitalizations for women who had undergone unsafe abortion, especially younger women. A review of national data indicates that abortion mortality dropped by more than 90% between 1994 and 2001. Learn more >>

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