Characteristics of Women Seeking Abortion-related Services in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


Unsafe abortion is one of leading causes of maternal mortality in Ethiopia, accounting for 30% of maternal deaths. With the 2005 revision of the criminal code, Ethiopia has one of the most liberal abortion laws on the continent and abortion-related services, including postabortion care (PAC), are available in both public and private facilities.

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Publication date: 
November 11, 2009
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