Each year in Indonesia, millions of women become pregnant unintentionally, and many choose to end their pregnancies, despite the fact that abortion is generally illegal. Like their counterparts in many developing countries where abortion is stigmatized and highly restricted, Indonesian women often seek clandestine procedures performed by untrained providers, and resort to methods that include ingesting unsafe substances and undergoing harmful abortive massage.
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Ensuring full coverage of contraceptive services and maternal and newborn care in Asia is an attainable goal. In fact, an investment of just $5.65 per person per year would provide essential contraceptive and pregnancy-related care to every woman of reproductive age in Asia.