Legality and Safety
The Guttmacher Institute conducts research to determine the incidence of abortion at the national, regional and global levels. The Institute has developed a widely published methodology to measure the incidence of the practice in countries where abortion is restricted by law and where the majority of abortions are clandestine and likely unsafe.
Here from an expert
There is a clear need for a comprehensive approach to sexual and reproductive health and rights, including access to safe and legal abortion, which is critical to ensuring reproductive autonomy.