Abortions Increase As School Starts – Liang Qiwen

From China Daily:

Doctors in South China’s Guangdong Province observed an increase in the number of female visiting hospitals in search of abortions during the weeks leading up to the start of school.

Some hospitals in Dongguan, a city in the province, reported two to three times as many requests in the week before the start of new semester, which began on September 1, than during other times of the year. Fridays and Saturdays are usually the busiest days.

Most of the young girls seeking abortions were between 16 and 22 years old. About half were high school students. [Full Text]

September 20, 2007, 10:16 AM
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