☷   ABORTION LEGISLATION

1955: abortion is allowed (Soviet Union)
1994: Decree of the Lithuanian Minister of Health

Abort-Report: Abortion conditions in Lithuania

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Legal conditions

  • Written consent by the woman
  • Pre-abortion consultation (legal counselling) + pre-abortion confirmation consultation + pre-abortion laboratory tests + post-abortion consultation 1 week after the abortion procedure
  • Contraception evoked during at least 1 of the medical consultations, recommended and prescribed after the procedure.

Specific conditions for minors

  • Parents (or guardians) attending and parents’ (or guardians’) signature for abortion confirmation required for minors under 16.


☷   PRACTICAL CONDITIONS

Medical abortion conditions: not applicable in Lithuania
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☷   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

Fertility rates in women aged 15-49 – Missing data


Women age at first birth

  • 27 years of age (2014)


☷   COUNTRY-SPECIFIC CHARACTERISTICS

Mandatory post-abortion consultation 1 week after the abortion procedure.

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SOURCES

IPPF European Network – Updated January 2012 (http://www.ippfen.org/)
Šeimos Planavimoir Seksualinės Sveikatos Asociācija (FPSHA) (http://www.tavogyvenimas.lt/)
CIA (https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook)
Šeimos Planavimoir Seksualinės Sveikatos Asociācija (FPSHA) (http://www.tavogyvenimas.lt/)

 

We thank Dr. Lina CIAPLINSKIENE for her help in data collection.

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Page updated in December 2018