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15 Countries With The Highest Rate Of Abortion In The World

According to the National Center for Health Statistics, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the World Health Organization (WHO) abortion is simply the termination pregnancy prior to 20 weeks gestation or a fetus born weighing less than 500 g.

Actually, abortion in the African setting is popularly tagged as abnormal or a taboo. In most African society, the act has been prohibited also to the fact that it's punishable. Going back to our religion, some people usually say it's bad because it involves taking away life. But to those who are into the act will have one or two reasons for what they did. Nevertheless, here are the countries that have the highest rate of abortion.

1. Russia - 53.7

2. Vietnam - 35.2

3. Kazakhstan - 35

4. Estonia - 33.3

5. Belarus - 31.7

6. Romania - 27.8

7. Ukraine - 27.5

8. Latvia - 27.3

9. Cuba - 24.8

10. China - 24.2

11. Hungary - 23.4

12. Mongolia - 21.7

13. Seychelles - 21.6

14. Bulgaria - 21.3

15. United States - 20.8

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