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Minister Schippers wants less abortions in the Netherlands

Minister Schippers wants less abortions in the Netherlands

Minister Edith Schippers of public Health wants the number of abortions will go down. She finds that many women abortion commit.

The minister says that in an interview published Saturday in the Dutch daily Newspaper appears. They are giving for the first time a value judgment about the number of abortions in the Netherlands.

There are now approximately 30,000 abortions per year performed. “We do a lot of education and prevention. If you then to that figure looks, it scares me there”, says Schippers. “I want to abortuscijfer further down to get. Abortion is not a disguised birth control.”

The bewindsvrouw wants that family doctors a stronger role in the guidance of the unwanted pregnant women. In an abortion clinic, you can anonymously walk. A doctor can, according to Skippers care more tailor-made to give and possibly prevent your again unwanted pregnant women.

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