How Sweden got some of the most liberal abortion laws in the world
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How Sweden got some of the most liberal abortion laws in the world

Sweden is home to some of the world's most liberal abortion legislation, but it wasn't always like that.

More and more abortions completed at home in Sweden: in stats

More and more abortions completed at home in Sweden: in stats

Sweden threatens to axe aid in response to Donald Trump’s abortion ‘gag rule’

Sweden threatens to axe aid in response to Donald Trump’s abortion ‘gag rule’

Anti-abortion midwife was not discriminated against, Swedish court rules

Anti-abortion midwife was not discriminated against, Swedish court rules

Sweden challenges Trump on abortion

Sweden challenges Trump on abortion

Did Sweden’s deputy PM just troll Trump with a women-only parody picture?

Did Sweden’s deputy PM just troll Trump with a women-only parody picture?

Woman forced to give birth after failed abortion

Woman forced to give birth after failed abortion

Swedish group wants ‘legal abortions’ for men

Swedish group wants ‘legal abortions’ for men

Free birth control pills tested on young southern Swedes

Free birth control pills tested on young southern Swedes

Religious abortion debate worries Sweden

Religious abortion debate worries Sweden

Swedish anti-abortion midwife sues county

Swedish anti-abortion midwife sues county

Anti-abortion nurse claims religious bias

Anti-abortion nurse claims religious bias

Prenatal tests boost Swedish abortion figures

Prenatal tests boost Swedish abortion figures

‘Homophobe minister’ jibes slammed by gay MP

‘Homophobe minister’ jibes slammed by gay MP

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Equality minister attacks US abortion policy

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“Give abortion rights to illegal immigrants”

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Sweden “should offer abortions to foreigners”

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Aborted foetuses given secret memorials

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Women forced to wait weeks for abortions

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Church of Sweden sanctions burial of aborted foetuses

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Man places abortion pills in girlfriend’s food

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Church leaders threaten government over abortion

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Hägglund defends abortion plans

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Abortion waits ‘too long’ in Sweden

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Christian Democrat snubs party in abortion protest

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Hägglund: I believe in woman’s right to choose

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Christian Democrats could demand abortion review

Hägglund wins abortion battle

Hägglund wins abortion battle

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Christian Democrats face split over abortion

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Foreigners allowed to have abortions in Sweden

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Swedish abortion figures on the rise

Abortion increase blamed on declining use of pill

Abortion increase blamed on declining use of pill

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Medics upset over ‘gender-based’ abortion

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Norwegian women abort girls in Sweden

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Sweden rules ‘gender-based’ abortion legal

Liberals launch EU pro-choice abortion initiative

Liberals launch EU pro-choice abortion initiative

‘Sweden needs an abortion register’

‘Sweden needs an abortion register’

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Abortion register splits Alliance parties

Swedish MP: I don’t want to force abortion on Ireland

Swedish MP: I don’t want to force abortion on Ireland

Lax procedures raise risk of accidental abortion

Lax procedures raise risk of accidental abortion

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Swedish abortions decline in 2009: report

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Climate change muddles Swedish abortion debate

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Reduce abortions by promoting adoption: Christian Democrat

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Fewer Swedish teen girls getting abortions

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Pro-life group recruits Swedish children: report

Pregnant women told to abort healthy foetuses

Pregnant women told to abort healthy foetuses

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Doc denies abortion after husband intervenes

‘Ireland could learn a hell of a lot from Sweden’

‘Ireland could learn a hell of a lot from Sweden’

Abortions more common despite morning-after pill

Abortions more common despite morning-after pill