Medical termination of pregnancy is a complex multidimensional issue. The book is a compendium of medical, legal and social dimensions of induced abortions. Abortions, therapeutic and non-therapeutic, clinical and criminal, safe and unsafe, sex-selected foeticides and all such related aspects of induced abortions are covered in the book. Termination of unwanted pregnancy as a medical solution to what essentially is a social problem requires critical consideration of all aspects of the problem, especially in the commercialized culture of medical profession. Women in general and women activists in particular, medical professionals and policy makers will all find the book of great interest and use. Both pro-abortion and pro-life groups must also read the book.