Forty percent of the abortions procured are done in backstreet clinics. A population council report further shows that young people between the ages of 15 and 24 carry out unsafe abortions. Researcher Beatrice Okundi says a family planning service targeting this group must be formulated.
The Star (Nairobi)
Kenya: Teenagers Procuring Unsafe AbortionsBy Najma Ishmaelco, 15 November 2012
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