Teen Abortion Rates Jump in Major Chinese City During Holidays – Kerala

From new Kerala.com:

rates among teens in Hangzhou, capital of China’s Zhejiang province have shot up this month as students rush to a free local clinic to terminate their pregnancies while on vacation from schools and colleges.

Busy doctors from the Youth Reproduction Health Service Centre said they were struggling to keep up with the demand.

“Before, we only had two or three abortion operations a day,” Zheng Weili, director of the centre which provides free consultations and abortions for students, was quoted as saying by China News Service.[Full Text]

February 20, 2007, 1:04 AM
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