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In Pakistan, women are forced to take desperate measures to stop having babies – and it can cost them their lives

Pregnant, desperate, and poor, Pakistani mother Zameena faced a stark choice: risk her life by having a secret abortion, or risk her life bearing her husband a sixth child.In the end, she opted for the former, one of more than two million women a year to do so in a country where religious leaders are critical of family planning measures and there is a lack of sex education and access to contraception.Almost half of all pregnancies in Pakistan – around 4.2 million each year – are unplanned and…... If you wish to read this full breaking news headline, plus more articles from around Thailand and Asia like, In Pakistan, women are forced to take desperate measures to stop having babies – and it can cost them their lives, simply click on 'Read full story' below, but 1st please give us a 'LIKE' or 'SHARE' before you leave. Thank you In Pakistan, women are forced to take desperate measures to stop having babies – and it can cost them their lives

 

 

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Published By: SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST - Monday, 18 February

 

 

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