☷   ABORTION LEGISLATION

1950: abortion is legalized in former communist Eastern Germany (German Democratic Republic, GDR)
1976: abortion is allowed (Former Federal Republic of Germany (FRG): 1976; revised version §218)

1992: new Law after reunification of West and East Germany (27 July)
1993: transitional legal regulations
1995: Law “Schwangeren- und Familienhilfeänderungsgesetz” (21 August)
2010: changes concerning medical grounds.Abort-Report_Germany Abortion conditions

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☷   PRACTICAL CONDITIONS

Abort-Report_Germany Medical abortion conditions
Note: Physician/Institution must be approved

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☷   ABORTION STATISTICS

Abort-Report: Abortion rates per 1,000 women aged 15-49 in Germany

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☷   CHARACTERISTICS OF WOMEN HAVING INDUCED ABORTION

Abort-Report: Abortion rate per 1,000 women according to age in Germany

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☷   FERTILITY AND CONTRACEPTION DATA

Abort-Report: Fertility rates in Germany

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☷   COUNTRY-SPECIFIC CHARACTERISTICS

Women have to give written consent.

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Abort-Report: Sources (data overall) Germany


We thank Dr. Ines THONKE for her help in data collection.
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