The Hague The number of pregnancy interruptions in the Caribbean Netherlands fell from 130 to 110 in 2019 compared to the previous year. sent.
The decline in the number of abortions on the BES islands is at odds with the national trend. Nationally, the increase that started in 2018 continued with an increase from over 1,200 to 32,233 in 2019. In terms of population, the number of abortions on the islands is almost twice as high as on the mainland.
In the Caribbean Netherlands, only the Mariadal hospital has a permit to interrupt pregnancies