Ukraine

 

FPA: Ukrainian Family Planning Association (UAFP) Tel. +380 (44) 2366540 / ufpa@semja.kiev.ua


LEGISLATION

Legislation adopted in 1953

 

GROUNDS/GESTATIONAL LIMITS

 

Up to 12 weeks

  • On request

 

Between 12 and 28 weeks

  • Risk to physical health of woman
  • Social grounds
  • Medical grounds

 

REGULATIONS/CONDITIONS

  • Parental consent required for minors (under 16 years)
  • Abortions must be carried out by a doctor

 

COST

  • State clinics: free of charge
  • Private clinics: between US$ 30 and US$100

 

DISPARITY IN THE APPLICATION OF THE LAW

  • It is not possible to investigate unofficial abortion in private clinics and by private doctors and other medical providers who are not gynecologists
  • Abortion tourism from other countries (a lot from Poland) is present but difficult to investigate

 

COMMENTS

Public information on the availability of abortion services is widely presented in news papers (private)