In Senegal, infanticide and abortion are the main causes of women’s arrests.
This is at least what a study by the Advocacy Committee for access to medical abortion in cases of rape and incest reveals.
A study made with the support of the NGO Planned Parenthood Global (Ppg) was made public over the weekend.
According to another study by the Directorate of Maternal and Child Health conducted in 2020, each year in Senegal, there are 30,000 cases of clandestine abortion.
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