CUBA – Abortion has been safe and free in Cuba for over half a century

  In 2016, 85,445 abortions were recorded among women aged 12-49 years old, which represents 41.9 abortions per 100 pregnant women. At the same time, contraceptive use is as high as 77.1% of women in stable relationships in Cuba. The numbers of abortions today represent half of those which took place 12 years ago, but these figures do not include what is called menstrual extraction, using vacuum aspiration during the first weeks after a missed … Continued

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