Fact sheet: Abortion Incidence and Severity of Complications in Sierra Leone


  • May 2023
  • Factsheet

The information in this fact sheet is based on findings from a study conducted in Sierra Leone by the Ministry of Health and Sanitation, Statistics Sierra Leone, the African Population and Health Research Center, and Guttmacher Institute to estimate the incidence of induced abortions, the characteristics of women who seek abortion-related care in health facilities, the nature of abortion-related complications that women present with, and the care they receive in Sierra Leone.