“Prevalence of and Reasons for Sex Selective Abortions in Armenia” Report

No. of pages: 59

Publication date: 19 December 2011

Author: UNFPA

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This study has been conducted within the framework of the Strengthening Sexual and Reproductive Health Services project implemented through the cooperation of the Republic of Armenia (RoA) Ministry of Health, the Institute of Reproductive Health, Perinatology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and the UNFPA Armenia Country Office.

The sample, final database and fieldwork were conducted and created by the RoA National Statistical Service.

The purpose of the study was to reveal the prevalence of sex selective abortions in Armenia, as well as the main reasons and public perception of it.