658 Abortions a Day in Sri Lanka

Monday, 09 May 2016 - 12:30


The professor at the Social Science Unit at Kelaniya University K. Karunathilaka says that 658 abortions are performed daily in the country. 

Addressing a media conference discussing ‘whether abortion should be legalized’, the professor stated that there are 240 thousand 170 illegal abortions being carried out in the county, annually.

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