Theatre nurse Jhamaka Limbu assists in an abortion at the Family Health centre in Itari, Sansari, Nepal. According to the WTO, approximately 68,000 women die annually due to complications of unsafe abortion; between 2 and 7 million women each year sustain long-term damage or disease. Photo: IPPF / Tom Pilston

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Theatre nurse Jhamaka Limbu assists in an abortion at the Family Health centre in Itari, Sansari, Nepal. According to the WTO, approximately 68,000 women die annually due to complications of unsafe abortion; between 2 and 7 million women each year sustain long-term damage or disease. Photo: IPPF / Tom Pilston
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