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Abortion in Egypt

An article in the prochoice Women News Network asserts that many women in Egypt seek abortions to avoid honor killings. The article can be found at Information regarding Egyptian abortion law can be found on the UN website at

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New article on abortion trends worldwide

The new issue of International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Rights contains an article entitled Legal Abortion Worldwide in 2008. The article surveys reports from the 77 nations that permit abortion to perserve a woman’s mental or physical health. The article critiques collection of abortion statistics, noting that most “official” reports are incomplete. The United […]