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Puerto Rico: When Legalizing Abortion is not Enough

Categories: Latin America, Puerto Rico (U.S.), Health, Women & Gender

“Legalization has not been enough for poor women who, despite the formal right they have, don't have the means or the access to the clinics to carry out procedures in a safe and risk-free way,” writes [es] [1] Érika Fontánez, as she comments on a recent screening of a documentary about abortion in Puerto Rico called, “La legalidad no es suficiente” (Legalization is Not Enough).