☷   ABORTION LEGISLATION

1955: abortion is allowed
2002: Sexual and Reproductive Health Law (31 January)
(To be confirmed)
AAbort-Report: Abortion conditions in Latvia

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Legal conditions (data to be confirmed)

  • Written consent by the woman
  • Pre-abortion consultation (legal counselling) + post-abortion consultation
  • Mandatory 3-day period between counselling and abortion procedure
  • Contraception to be evoked during the pre-abortion consultation.

Specific conditions for minors (data to be confirmed)

  • Specific legal counselling
  • Parent’s (or guardian’s) consent required for minors under 16.

 

 

Abortion legislation | Practical conditions | Abortion statistics | Characteristics of women having induced abortion
Fertility and contraception data | Country-specific characteristics 

 

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☷   PRACTICAL CONDITIONS

Missing data for practical conditions

☷   ABORTION STATISTICS

Missing data for abortion statistics

☷   CHARACTERISTICS OF WOMEN HAVING INDUCED ABORTION

Missing data for characteristics of women having induced abortion

☷   FERTILITY AND CONTRACEPTION DATA

Women age at first birth: 27 years of age (2015) (Data to be confirmed).

☷   COUNTRY-SPECIFIC CHARACTERISTICS

Women have to give written consent. (Data to be confirmed)

Women have to pay around 70-185 € for surgical abortion and around 355-385 € for medical abortion. (Data to be confirmed)


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SOURCES

IPPF European Network – Updated January 2012 (http://www.ippfen.org/)
Latvijas Ģimenes Plānošanas un Seksuālās Veselības Asociācija “PapardesZieds” (LAFPSH) (www.papardeszieds.lv)
CIA (https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook)

 

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