27 July 2009
Nicaragua must lift the total ban on abortion

Nicaragua’s total ban on abortions is endangering the lives of girls and women, denying them life-saving treatment, preventing health professionals from practicing effective medicine and contributing to an increase in maternal deaths across the country.

Amnesty International is urging the Nicaraguan authorities to:

  • Immediately repeal the law that bans all forms of abortion.
  • Guarantee safe and accessible abortion services for rape victims and women whose lives or health would be at risk from the continuation of pregnancy.
  • Protect the freedom of speech of those who speak out against the law and offer comprehensive support to the women and girls affected by the law.
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August 13, 2012

India

This is the time to be the effective voice against the discriminatory treatment with women and girls.

August 12, 2012

I hope the government would rethink its stand on this, more harm is being done with this law than good.

May 20, 2012

India

We all must feel our prime duty to raise our voices to protect the rights of women across the globe.

May 20, 2012

Bangladesh

it is women who gave u birth. respect the women.

April 20, 2011

It is a human rights.
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