Managing Director of the Ministry of Health Mohammad Esdamaeil Mutlaq announced that 250,000 abortions are performed in Iran every year. He made this announcement during a meeting that examined the causes behind the declining population. Motalaq added that this data pertained solely to illegal abortions while 600,000 legal abortions are performed every year. According to the statistics, every year, there are 1,750,000 pregnancies, of these 100,000 are stillborn and 250,000 abortions, resulting in an actual number of births of 1,400,000 babies each year.
250,000 abortions carried out in Iran every year
- Published: 2 years ago on Friday, 31 January 2014
- By: Iran Daily Brief
- Last Modified: January 31, 2014 @ 1:42 pm
- Filed Under: Domestic
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