Barriers to access second-trimester abortion: A case report

Ramprakash Kaswa
2021 South African Family Practice  
Despite the implementation of the Choice on Termination of Pregnancy (CTOP) Act, many women continue to procure illegal abortions in South Africa. A lack of knowledge of the CTOP Act and poor access to legal abortion in public health facilities is a big challenge. In the scope of the CTOP Act, the termination of pregnancy is a time-restricted health service, and women presented to a health care facility in the second trimester have encounter more obstacles to access the services.
doi:10.4102/safp.v63i1.5028 pmid:33567837 pmcid:PMC8378101 fatcat:4gfmcoaui5aandbkxkhpf5uqsm