Abortions rise in Scotland to second-highest level on record

Abortions rise in Scotland to second-highest level on record
Scotland has reported its second-highest annual abortion figure on record. Public Health Scotland announced on August 25 that 13,583 abortions were performed in 2019, with a termination rate of 13.2 per 1,000 women aged between 15 and 44. Last year’s figure is the highest since 2008 and represents an increase of 297 from 2018 when…
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