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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April 4, 2011

This may be done. The government of Nicaragua must be sensitive to lift the ban on abortion.

March 19, 2011

I hope well that this will be good, it will become. It may be.
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