Abortion rate stays flat worldwide, but unsafe abortion rates climb.

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Summary of "Abortion rate stays flat worldwide, but unsafe abortion rates climb."

Restrictive laws and a lack of access to contraception are implicated.


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Name: The American journal of nursing
ISSN: 1538-7488
Pages: 18


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