Even though abortion advocates and UN agencies have claimed for many years that 13% of all maternal deaths are due to “unsafe” abortion, the fact is that no one really knows. That’s because much of the world doesn’t report the cause of death at all. So says the WHO–yet again. This time in its launch of an inititative to better count the world’s births (a third of which go unregistered WHO says). Regarding deaths, WHO says:
Reliable data on causes of death are lacking for the majority of the world’s population.