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El Salvador Considers Legislation To Relax Country’s Total Abortion Ban

Rewire: Momentum Builds for Reforming El Salvador’s Abortion Ban
Kathy Bougher, an educator, social justice activist, and writer, discusses El Salvador’s ban on abortion in all cases and highlights legislation under consideration “that would decriminalize abortion in cases of rape or human trafficking, fetal non-viability, or to preserve the pregnant person’s health or life. It would also legalize abortion when the pregnancy results from rape or statutory rape of a minor, with the consent of the minor’s parent or guardian…” (3/10).

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