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El Salvador's Tough Abortion Laws

Categories: Latin America, El Salvador, Governance, Health, Law, Women & Gender

Voices from El Salvador [1] highlights several stories of Salvadoran women affected by the country's abortion ban, ” which includes cases of rape, incest, and when the health of the woman is at risk.”

The issue is compounded by other women’s rights issue, including femicide (El Salvador has the highest rate in the world), sexual violence, economic disparity, and others.