Half of the Abortion Applicants in Israel Claim Pregnancy Is Out of Wedlock, Study Says

A study by the Central Bureau of Statistics found that half of the applicants for abortions in 2016 claimed their pregnancies were out of wedlock to avoid invasive examinations or providing medical records

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Half the women in Israel who applied to abortion committees in 2016 claimed they were not married to the man who impregnated them, the Central Bureau of Statistics said Tuesday.