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El Salvador’s Strict Abortion Laws Have Financial, Psychological Impact On Some Families, Amnesty International Report Shows

The Guardian: El Salvador’s anti-abortion law makes criminals of mothers who miscarry
“…Abortion has been banned in all circumstances since 1998. El Salvador is one of five countries where there are no exceptions, even if the woman is raped, her health or life is at risk, or if the fetus is seriously deformed. … The consequences are catastrophic for the women and their families, according to Amnesty International’s new report Separated Families, Broken Ties, which details the financial and psychological impact on three families…” (Lakhani, 11/30).

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