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Letters Abortion law

Poverty is the real enemy of women’s health

BMJ 2019; 367 doi: (Published 03 December 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;367:l6712
  1. C E Uzoigwe, doctor1,
  2. L C Sanchez Franco, clinical nurse2
  1. 1Harcourt House, Sheffield S10 1DG, UK
  2. 2Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport, UK
  1. chika{at}

The BMJ describes pregnant women seeking abortions as patients.12 The best evidence shows that by far the most common reasons that women request abortions are lack of financial …

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