Argentina: Teenage rape survivor denied abortion

Argentina: Teenage rape survivor denied abortion

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Index Number: AMR 13/002/2010
Date Published: 15 March 2010
Categories: Argentina

A 15-year-old girl, who is pregnant after being raped by her step-father, was denied an abortion by hospital authorities in the southern Argentinian province of Chubut in February. On 12 March, a judge also rejected her abortion request.


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