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Poor access to contraceptives puts girls at risk of unsafe abortions

  • Elly Burhaini Faizal

    The Jakarta Post

Yogyakarta | Tue, October 25 2011 | 05:00 am

PREMIUM Limited access to contraceptives has put millions of young girls at risk of unsafe abortions in Asia-Pacific countries.

Rishita Nandagiri, a member of the Women’s Global Network for Reproductive Rights, said that young women and other marginalized groups were still facing barriers in access not only to effective contraception but also safe abortion services.

“Most sexual and repr...