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U.N. Human Rights Official Calls On El Salvador To Stop Enforcing Law Requiring Jail Terms For Women Who Have Undergone Abortion

Reuters: U.N. calls on El Salvador to stop jailing women for abortion
“El Salvador should apply a moratorium on laws that punish women with harsh jail terms for having an abortion while it reviews cases of those already incarcerated in the socially conservative Central American country, a top U.N. official said Friday…” (Rentaria/Garcia, 11/17).

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