A call for safe access to abortion in Pacific countries | Pacific Beat

A call for safe access to abortion in Pacific countries

A call for safe access to abortion in Pacific countries

Updated 7 October 2013, 11:59 AEDT

An Australian acadamic is calling for more research into the impact of abortion in Pacific countries.

Joanna Spratt is a PhD candidate at the Australian National University's Crawford School of Public Policy. She says governments need to start looking at reforming highly-restrictive legislation.

Ms Spratt hopes the Pacific will make progress towards decriminalization and providing safe access to abortion.

Presenter: Richard Ewart

Speaker: Joanna Spratt, an Australian National University academic

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