Abortions are safe if they are done with a method recommended by WHO that is appropriate to the pregnancy duration and if the person providing or supporting the abortion is trained. Such abortions can be done using tablets (medical abortion) or a simple outpatient procedure.

Unsafe abortion occurs when a pregnancy is terminated either by persons lacking the necessary skills or in an environment that does not conform to minimal medical standards, or both. The persons, skills and medical standards considered safe in the provision of induced abortions…………………… http://who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs388/en/?utm_source=WHO+List&utm_campaign=008b885b77-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_09_29&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_823e9e35c1-008b885b77-257223097