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  • Writer's pictureWomens Rights Foundation

Only Malta and Andorra prohibit abortion under any circumstances

Updated: Jan 7, 2018

Highly restrictive laws that prohibit abortion – such as in Malta – have severe and harmful implications on women’s health and well-being, according to a Council of Europe paper published today.

The report by the Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe says most women in such countries who decide to end a pregnancy, travel abroad to obtain safe services or undergo an illegal, clandestine abortion at home.

The paper on women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights....

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