How much has abortions increased among the very young in Denmark?

Many newspapers in Denmark reported on 17 February 2009 that there has been an alarming increase in the number of abortions among girls below 15 years of age. One paper ( in Danish) reported it as a more than 200 percent increase over a decade. In 1998 there were 33 abortions among girls less than 15 years of age, while in 2007 there were 113 for the same age group. Looking for an explanation one paper (Jyllands-Posten in Danish) interviewed a doctor who said that the increase was due to deteriorating sex education in schools and lack of communication between parents and girls.

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