It has been revealed that more than 34,000 young women die from abortion and its complications every year in Nigeria.
According to the statistics reeled out by the President General of Umuada Igbo Nigeria and in the Diaspora, Dr. Kate Ezeofor at a sensitization seminar held for rural women in the community on women’s reproductive health and rights and safe family planning method..
She said the study showed that for every one girl that died as a result of abortion, 20 others were impaired for life.
The Umuada Igbo leader said most of the fatal abortions resulted from attempts to terminate unwanted pregnancies using quacks.
She added further that Umuada Igbo had been going round Igboland organising seminars and programmes to teach families on how to space their children to attain a healthy and better family.
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