20% among women undergoing safe abortion in Karnali are girls under 18

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Ten to 20 per cent among the women undergoing harmless termination successful Karnali state are teenage girls, the Ministry of Social Development of the state authorities stated. 

Five 1000 7 100 and fourteen women had taken harmless termination work successful the state from mid-November 2017 to mid-October 2018. Among them, 776 were little than 20 years.  

Similarly, 912 among the 5,741 women who underwent harmless termination during the aforesaid play successful Fiscal Year 2018/19 were teenage girls. Likewise, 586 among the women availing of this work during the mid-November 2019 to mid- October 2020 were teen girls, the Ministry stated. 

Although the fig of women taking this work during this play is little compared to the corresponding play successful the erstwhile years owed to the lockdown imposed to forestall dispersed of COVID-19, the information shows that the fig of teen girls undergoing harmless termination is successful expanding inclination successful Karnali province.  

Marie Stopes Centre Surkhet said among the women coming for having harmless termination astatine its session those betwixt ages 16 to 24 are precocious successful number. It is ineligible successful Nepal to abort fetus up to 12 weeks of conception. 

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