Each country or region has its own historical context for opening or restricting abortion, sometimes reflecting local religious beliefs, sometimes social values, and sometimes demographic development. For example, China, unlike other Asian countries, liberalized abortion in the late 1950s and early 1960s. Scholars pointed out that this is a policy consideration to avoid population growth too fast.
However, the Chinese government issued new guidelines for women's health in September 2021 , specifically referring to promoting pre-marital and pre-pregnancy screening and reducing non-medically necessary abortions. According to the industry email list outside world, such an instruction may be made under the consideration of the rapid aging of the population and the avoidance of the deterioration of the gender selection of babies. Then again, countries with strict restrictions on abortion are usually mainly to protect the right to life of the fetus, but a study jointly conducted by the
Guttmacher Institute and the World Health Organization found that between 2015 and 2019, countries that opened abortions In fact, the abortion rate is similar to that of countries that restrict abortion. In other words, there is not much difference in the number of abortions as a percentage of total pregnancies, regardless of whether local regulations are strict or not. But the biggest difference is the safety of abortion . According to the WHO, 90% of abortions are safe in countries where abortion is liberalized and have little impact on the health of the mother, but only 25% are safe in c