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$1.00the annual per capita cost to meet the need for essential adolescent sexual and reproductive health services
39abortions per 1,000 women aged 15-49 occurred annually in low-income countries where abortion is restricted, 2015-2019
33abortions per 1,000 women aged 15-49 in Sub-Saharan Africa occurred annually in 2015-2019
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Abortion has been legal under broad criteria in India since 1971. Data on the national incidence of abortion, how and where women obtain services, and the quality of services are essential to ensure that every woman can receive the care she needs.