Wednesday, September 12, 2007
allAfrica.com: Nigeria: Unsafe Abortions - Another Silent Killer? (Page 1 of 2): "...The Society of Gynaecologists and Obstetricians of Nigeria estimates that about 20,000 Nigerian women die from unsafe abortions each year. About 760,000 induced abortions occur annually in Nigeria. [...] Abortion is illegal in Nigeria, and most medical practitioners refuse to conduct abortions because of fear of the legal consequences. The result is that most women wanting an abortion tend to patronise unqualified practitioners who offer quick and cheap abortions..."