Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Countries Where Abortion Is Illegal Under Most Circumstances

Via Gleason Long

 Tainara Lourenco stands in the entrance of her stilt home with her hand on her baby bump, at a slum in Recife, Brazil, on Jan. 29, 2016.

From Ireland to Indonesia, access to abortion is severely restricted.

The abortion debate has intensified in South and Central America as the Zika virus, linked to severe birth defects, spreads throughout the region.
Latin America has the most restrictive abortion laws in the world, according to Jennifer Kates, vice president and director of global health and HIV Policy at the Kaiser Family Foundation, a nonprofit focusing on U.S. and global health issues.  

But it's hardly alone. Other global regions with restrictive abortion laws include the Caribbean, Africa, the Middle East and Southeast Asia.


  1. I believe the Irish approved abortion recently. Yet another proof that the West is doomed.