☷   ABORTION LEGISLATION

1978: abortion is allowed (Law dated 15 November)
2014: new Law dated 17 December

Abort-Report: Abortion conditions in Luxembourg

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Legal conditions

  • Mandatory 3-day period between pre-abortion consultation and abortion procedure

Specific conditions for minors

  • Parent’s (or guardian’s) consent required for minors under 18. If the minor wants to keep abortion a secret, she has to be accompanied by an adult of her choice.
  • Written consent by the minor
  • Pre-abortion consultation with a social worker + pre-abortion confirmation consultation in addition to the legal conditions described above.

 

 

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

Abort-Report: Medical abortion conditions in Luxembourg

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☷   ABORTION STATISTICS

Abort_Report Overall number of induced abortions in Luxembourg*

 

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☷   CHARACTERISTICS OF WOMEN HAVING INDUCED ABORTION

Distribution of induced abortions according to woman age in Luxembourg

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☷   FERTILITY AND CONTRACEPTION DATA

Fertility rates in women aged 15-49 in Luxembourg

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☷   COUNTRY-SPECIFIC CHARACTERISTICS

Women have to give written consent only if they are minor.

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SOURCES

Code de la Santé (http://data.legilux.public.lu/file/eli-etat-leg-code-sante-20170331-fr-pdf.pdf  page 316)
Ministère de la Santé. Interruption Volontaire de Grossesse (IVG) – Brochure d’information. 2017 (http://sante.public.lu/fr/droits/ivg/guide-info-femmes-IVG-juin-2017.pdf page 13)
Le Portail des statistiques Grand-Duché du Luxembourg (https://statistiques.public.lu/stat/TableViewer/tableViewHTML.aspx?ReportId=12881&IF_Language=eng&MainTheme=2&FldrName=2&RFPath=99)
Source: CIA (https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/fields/2256.html)
Gouvernement du Grand-Duché de Luxembourg (http://www.sante.public.lu/fr/droits/ivg/remboursement/index.html)

 

We thank Catherine CHERY for her help in data collection.

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Page updated in December 2018