December 14, 2020

Induced abortion incidence and safety in Rajasthan, India: Evidence that Expansion of Services is Needed

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Authors: Danish Ahmad, Mridula Shankar, Anoop Khanna, Caroline Moreau, and Suzanne Bell

Despite induced abortion being broadly legal in India, up-to-date information on its frequency and safety is not readily available. Using direct and indirect methodological approaches, this study measures the one-year incidence and safety of induced abortions among women in the state of Rajasthan.