Unsafe Abortions on the Rise: New Global Analysis

Unsafe abortions are on the rise across the world, according to a new global analysis by the Guttmacher Institute and the World Health Organization. And, after a period of significant decline in the global abortion rate as a whole, researchers found that those numbers had begun to plateau. From 2003 to 2008, the abortion rate per 1,000 women of childbearing age (15 to 44) changed slightly, from 29 to 28 per 1,000. women But the proportion of unsafe abortions that took place across the world...Full Story
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