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Morocco Considers Relaxing Strict Abortion Laws

The Lancet: Morocco debates liberalization of abortion
“Moroccan doctors and campaigners pushing for more liberal abortion laws are hoping to influence technical discussions led by the Ministry of Health in a process of consultations kicked off by the king following a vigorous public debate. Some doctors hope to expand the circumstances of when abortion is allowed by including WHO’s broad interpretation of a woman’s health that encompasses mental and social as well as physical factors…” (Devi, 7/18).