Unsafe abortions worry Rwanda Health experts
Nyirarukundo, 20, (not real name) says she almost died after undergoing an an unsafe abortion last year. She resides in Cyimicanga, one of Kigali city’s slums.
Nyirarukundo became pregnant after having an affair with a secondary school teacher who later denied the pregnancy. In December 2012, she says she wanted to terminate the pregnancy because she was scared her mother would chase her out of their home if she ever found out.