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Zambia urged to tackle the stigma of abortion and unwanted pregnancies

Coast, Ernestina ORCID: 0000-0002-8703-307X (2015) Zambia urged to tackle the stigma of abortion and unwanted pregnancies. Africa at LSE (11 Jun 2015). Website.

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Around 43 million abortions are carried out globally each year, 22 million of which are unsafe and mostly confined to developing countries. The latter cause 47,000 unnecessary deaths as well as serious health issues for another five million women. LSE researchers are bringing this to the world’s attention with a major fieldwork project in Zambia.

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Additional Information: © 2015 The Author(s)
Divisions: Social Policy
LSE Health
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
R Medicine > RJ Pediatrics > RJ101 Child Health. Child health services
Date Deposited: 08 May 2017 11:56
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 08:06

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