NEW 2020 DATA
Abortion legislation | Practical conditions | Abortion statistics
Characteristics of women having induced abortion | Fertility and contraception data | Country-specific characteristics
1978: abortion is allowed (Law dated 15 November)
2014: new Law dated 17 December
- 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
In 2019, among women who had induced abortion:
- 44% lived in Luxembourg
- 36% had at least 1 child
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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)
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