ABORTION PHILIPPINES

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1. WHAT IS ABORTION

1.1. Abortion is the ending of a pregnancy by removal or expulsion of an embryo or fetus before it can survive outside the uterus. An abortion that occurs without intervention is known as a miscarriage or spontaneous abortion.

2. LAWS

2.1. It shall equally protect the life of the mother and the life of the unborn from conception." The act is criminalized by Philippine law. Articles 256, 258 and 259 of the Revised Penal Code of the Philippines mandate imprisonment for women who undergo abortion, as well as for any person who assists in the procedure

3. Stillbirth

3.1. Abortion is a reality for Filipino women. The illegality of abortion has not deterred Filipino women from inducing unsafe abortion. It has only made it dangerous for them where estimates in 2012 show that 610,000 women resorted to abortion, over 100,000 women were hospitalized and 3 women die every day due to unsafe abortion complications.

4. Miscarriage,

4.1. causes include vascular disease (such as lupus), diabetes, other hormonal problems, infection, and abnormalities of the uterus

5. ABOUT ABORTION

5.1. In 1971, Lorraine Rothman and Carol Downer, founding members of the feminist self-help movement, invented the Del-Em, a safe, cheap suction device that made it possible for people with minimal training to perform early abortions called menstrual extraction.