abortion

  • The miscarriage of justice in El Salvador’s abortion law

    El Salvador, along with Chile, Nicaragua, Honduras, Haiti, Suriname, Andorra and Malta are the only countries in the world that maintain an absolute ban on abortion. In fact, El Salvador has the world’s most severe ban on abortion. Violence and insecurity for women in El Salvador El Salvador, the...
  • Access to Safe and Legal Abortion Saves Lives

    Every year 47,000 women, mostly from developing countries, die from complications of unsafe abortion. Unsafe abortions, according to the World Health Organisation are “procedures for terminating an unintended pregnancy carried out either by persons lacking the necessary skills or in an environment that does not conform to minimal medical standards,...
  • The Nightmare of Abortion in El Salvador

    Since 1998, abortion is banned in El Salvador, being forbidden under any circumstances. This means that not even when the pregnancy is a result of rape, when there is a serious malformation of the foetus or when the physical or psychological health of the woman is in danger, abortion...