Abortions fall in Italy

Below 60,000 for first time in 2016

(ANSA) - Rome, January 11 - The number of abortions in Italy is falling, the health ministry said Thursday.
    In 2016, confirming three-year trend, it said, the number fell below 60,000 for the first time.
    The abortion rate among underage girls was down too, the ministry said.
    A third of abortions are performed on foreign women, the report said.
   

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