Photos: Teenage Abortions in China; Statistics show China has the largest number of abortions globally thanks to one child policy and lack of sex education to Chinese teenagers (0/25)
Official statistics released in 2008 show that China has the largest number of abortions in the world thanks to the one child policy. But scholars are pointing to a new factor: teenagers and young women under the age of 25, who contribute six million abortions anually due to lack of adequate sex education...More
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16-year-old teenage girl Little Wen is undergoing an abortion at a hospital in Zhejiang, August 20, 2012. She is the last one of the day to be operated. Knowing she is infected with HIV, doctors and nurses are armed from head to toe with protective suits and masks to conduct the abortion for her. Replying to question of the doctor how she contracted HIV, she said, “I started dating my current boyfriend at 14. He is my only man. I am not sure whether it is he that passed it to me. I did not know I was infected with syphilis until I had my first abortion. My boyfriend took a test later. He said he was fine and would not spread it.”