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In Russia, abortion is greater than the newborn

December 24 2008

Russia continues to be a world champion in the field of abortion - for every thousand live births in 1022 have an abortion. Next is Romania, where the number of abortions is huge, but 35% lower than in Russia - 684 per 1000 births.

The popularity of abortions due to the relative high cost of birth control pills, lack of awareness of young Russian women in matters of sexuality and their false confidence in the fact that abortion is a quick and safe business. Over the past year in Russia is committed 1.6 million abortions, 20% of them - girls younger than 18 years. During the same time, there were only 1.5 million births. This, of course, far from the Soviet record in 1963 when the Soviet Union was registered 5.5 million official abortion and 2 million births, but the trend continues. Abortion is one of the main reasons that six million Russian women are not able to conceive a child, reports

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