☷   ABORTION LEGISLATION

1953: abortion legalized under former communist Poland
1993: abortion is made illegal on the specific request of the Polish pope Johannes II (Wojtyla)
1997: the President of the Constitutional Court announces that the regulation of permissibility of abortion on the grounds of difficult living conditions or a challenging personal situation loses its legal forceAbort-Report: Abortion conditions in Poland

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☷   PRACTICAL CONDITIONS

Medical abortion conditions : Not available

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☷   ABORTION STATISTICS

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

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☷   CHARACTERISTICS OF WOMEN HAVING INDUCED ABORTION

Abort-Report: Distribution of induced abortions according to woman age in Poland

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☷   FERTILITY AND CONTRACEPTION DATA

Abort-Report: Fertility rates in Poland

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☷   COUNTRY-SPECIFIC CHARACTERISTICS

Pre-abortion referral from a physician is required.

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Abort-Report: Sources (data overall) Poland


We thank Dr. Krystyna KACPURA for her help in data collection.
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