Abortion Should Be Legal Around The World

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Abortion, the sound of the word can cause an environment to go from cheerful and relaxed to tens and edgy in seconds. Abortion is one of the major controversial topics of all time. Many consider abortion to be murder and criminal procedures should be brought forward, they consider it to be immoral and unethical regardless of the circumstances. They believe the reason why women exist is to bear and raise children; their body is only a host to the unborn child and should not be tempered with to enable the reproduction of other generation.
“Pro-Choice or for-Abortion” activists believe in women’s rights, they want to protect the rights of women and what they can do with their own bodies, while those against it “Pro-Lifers or Anti-Abortion”
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What are the reasons behind having an abortion? And, does abortion solve their problems? Pregnancy happens under different circumstances, some which are planned and some are unplanned and are unexpected, some women are unable to continue with their pregnancy and have no other choice. Abortion may solve the problem of an unwanted child, but it is not the answer to all unwanted pregnancies, in fact, many women are against it, many say “that if they are given a choice between keeping their unborn child and aborting it, 85 per cent will chose to keep the child” (Reachout.com, 2014). Abortion is not a blanket problem and we are unable to foresee every case possible, therefore, each case must be treated appropriately and according to the circumstances surrounding it, and a solution that best work with the reasons should be found, rather than sweeping it under the carpet.

Some will say that induced abortion, regardless of the circumstances, should be made illegal, but they do not know if abortion is made illegal, they would still be performed, by unauthorised, unqualified practitioners in an unsafe environment. Resource, financial incompetence, legal restrictions and gender discrimination, forced some young girls and young women around the world to seek out untrained doctors who use unsafe methods to end the pregnancy, some of the methods used may include, swallowing bleach, drugs or induce bleeding which often results in fatal infections. Unsafe abortion
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