Unsafe abortions kill seven Kenyans daily

An estimated 2,600 women die from unsafe abortions annually. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • One of the major reasons for unsafe abortions is unintended teen pregnancies, which stem largely from the unmet need for family planning.
  • Marie Stopes Kenya has warned that the maternal death crisis will spiral out of control unless urgent steps are taken to arrest unsafe abortions.

Kenya is in the grip of a national health crisis as millions of shillings are spent reducing complications from unsafe abortions.


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