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Exploring the ethics of induced abortion

Sunita Bandewar

DOI: 10.20529/IJME.2005.009


In the years that I have been engaged in abortion research – and advocacy for women’s right to safe abortions — I have faced difficult questions about my stand on the subject. I have been challenged on my views supporting abortion in general. I have also been asked how I can oppose sex selective abortion while supporting women’s right to abortion. This apparent contradiction is further complicated by the question of whether a woman’s right to abortion includes the right to abortion of a foetus with a disability.

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