Playing it Safe: Legal and Clandestine Abortions among Adolescents in Ethiopia

Date: March 2018 Resource Type: Array Publications

The 2005 expansion of the Ethiopian abortion law provided minors access to legal abortions, yet little is known about abortion among adolescents. This paper estimates the incidence of legal and clandestine abortions and the severity of abortion-related complications among adolescent and non-adolescent women in Ethiopia in 2014.

Advocating for access to safe reproductive health care.