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Abortion trajectories: a conceptual framework and research reflections

9th June 2016 3pm, University of Southampton, Building 58, Room 1007

Ernestina Coast, London School of Economics

Unsafe abortion is a significant but preventable cause of global maternal mortality and morbidity; liberal abortion laws do not guarantee access to safe abortion. Dr Coast will present reflections on understandings of abortion, including: 1. a new conceptual framework for understanding trajectories to abortion 2. perspectives on the role of abortion in fertility transitions 3. findings from recent research on abortion in Zambia.

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