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ABORTION
A controversial issue


People all around the world disagree about abortion:

In some countries abortion is legal;
In other countries it is a crime.

Some people think abortion is brutal murder;
Others say it is the key to a new world for women.

A woman's right to have an abortion is a question of:
   morals;
   health;
   politics;
   women's reproductive rights.

Restrictions on abortion
A look at some countries where abortions are illegal or difficult to get

Anti-abortion arguments: a closer look
A look at what is wrong with some of the arguments against abortion

Abortion safety
A few statistics


For learners: Quick check questions

The article, Restrictions on abortion, has 4 sets of 'quick check' questions. If you want to make sure that you have understood the main points, click on the 'quick-check' icon at the end of each section. The icon looks like this:Quick check design


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The NI issue on Reproductive Rights


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