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Argentine Women Refused Legal Abortions in Cases of Rape

March 2, 2012

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By Marcela Valente BUENOS AIRES, Mar 2, 2012 (IPS) – For over 90 years, a law in Argentina has allowed women who become pregnant as a result of rape to have an abortion. However, hospitals often refuse to carry out the procedure, instead referring the women to the justice system. Argentine law penalises doctors who […]