54% of maternal deaths in Africa are due to unsafe abortion

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About 54% of all maternal deaths in Africa are due to unsafe abortion because of restrictive legislation and lack of access to modern family planning methods ...

... should reject leaders who do not treat the lives of mothers humanely saying that mothers should not be coerced into motherhood.

... women in developing world ... are dying from unsafe abortion even though there are great advances in medical technology.

... 'Women are not dying from the diseases that we cannot treat but they are dying because societies have yet to make the decision that their lives are worth saving'. ...

In Uganda, the maternal mortality rate is at 435 deaths per 100,000 live births ...

Melissa Maimann, Essential Birth Consulting 0400 418 448