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Explosion of abortions among students under 15 years

Explosion of abortions among students under 15 years

A study by the Public Health Authority (ASP) Constanta shows that, in the first four months of this year, 107 adolescents under the age of 15 and almost 300 with ages between 15 and 18 from this county have had abortions. According to the deputy director of ASP Constanta, Dr. Tanta Culetu, "there is an explosion of pregnancy interruptions in adolescents up to 18 years." If in the first months of last year there were only 14 abortions for girls under 15, in 2007 their number has now reached 107.

A study by the Public Health Authority (ASP) Constanta shows that, in the first four months of this year, 107 adolescents under the age of 15 and almost 300 with ages between 15 and 18 from this county have had abortions. According to the deputy director of ASP Constanta, Dr. Tanta Culetu, "there is an explosion of pregnancy interruptions in adolescents up to 18 years." If in the first months of last year there were only 14 abortions for girls under 15, in 2007 their number has now reached 107.
According to the ASP study, most such situations have been registered in urban areas, and most adolescents who have had abortions are students. "We have focused more on promoting contraception in rural areas, because the information gets there harder.

But here we have an explosion of abortions in the urban environment. We will intensify the hours of sexual education and we will share many more contraceptives in schools. We will lower the stick to the sixth grade, "the deputy director of the ASP told us.
(Cosmin Zaporojan)
Read the whole article in: Truth
May 30, 2007