The Dominican Republic has taken an important step forward in terms of the rights of women and girls by ending its total ban on abortion. Now it is El Salvador’s turn.
I was on a plane coming back from Mexico when I first encountered the stories of children and young women in El Salvador suffering from the country’s universal criminalization of abortion, a law that is now more than a decade old.
Sunday, September 28, Amnesty International is taking part in the International Day to Decriminalize Abortion. The importance of access to safe, legal abortion is clearly demonstrated in Amnesty’s new report, On the Brink of Death: Violence Against Women and the … Please continue reading.
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Beatriz is at high-risk for pregnancy-related death. Yet abortion is illegal in El Salvador under ALL circumstances.