Report Shows Fewer Abortions Worldwide

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The number of women seeking abortions worldwide has declined dramatically in the past decade, even as laws against abortion were liberalized in many countries, according to a recent report from the Guttmacher Institute. At the same time, unintended pregnancy rates didn't go up. These statistics are attributed to greater access to contraceptives, but the picture isn't the same for women in every country.

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