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Kalungu district struggling with unsafe abortions

Kalungu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Kalungu district health department is battling with unsafe abortions due to a persistent increase in teenage pregnancies. Dr Daniel Ssentamu, the Kalungu District Health Officer says that their Reproductive Healthcare status report indicates that pregnancies by underage girls below 19 years are contributing an …

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Buying pills online for an at-home abortion: a lockdown reality

Washington, United States | AFP |  One week after Sally realized she was pregnant, her home state Texas temporarily banned abortions, deeming them unnecessary elective procedures that were suspended because of the coronavirus crisis. So, the 34-year-old, whose name has been changed for this story to protect her privacy, took matters …

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Women abandon crude methods for drugs to procure unsafe abortion

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Women are increasingly using medical drugs to procure abortions. But even then a sizeable number is using the medication inaccurately. Medical doctors have said. Charles Kiggundu a consultant gynecologist at Kawempe National Referral hospital says that unlike before where women would use herbal concoctions and …

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With eye on 2020, Trump seizes on abortion issue

Washington, United States | AFP | President Donald Trump is proposing a congressional ban on late-term abortions as he seeks to expand his conservative support ahead of the 2020 election. In a State of the Union speech that had been billed as promoting unity, Trump seized upon one of the most …

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