FACING UGANDA’S LAW ON ABORTION

FACING UGANDA’S LAW ON ABORTION

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Maternal mortality continues to be a formidable factor in the realization of sexual and reproductive
health and rights (SRHR) in Uganda. Indeed 343 women out of every 100,000 women die from
preventable pregnancy-related complications each year and many more suffer serious and often
permanent disabilities. Unsafe abortions contribute to 26% of maternal deaths, as a result of the legislation that criminalizes abortion