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Complications from Unsafe Abortions Are a Daily Emergency

02 Mar 2017

In developing countries, where we work, unsafe abortions are a major problem. Not only is there usually a problem for many people to access health care in general, but there are also legal restrictions around termination of pregnancy. So often, women and girls who don't have the money to access a safe abortion will risk their health and their life having an unsafe one. Every day at MSF hospitals and clinics around the world, women and girls come in with abortion-related complications. Three questions for Catrin, our Head of MSF's sexual and reproductive care group