Ask Didi: Abortions illegal🚫?

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(+27...0) asks is having abortions illegal🚫?

Duta didi has recently received many questions about whether abortions are legal. Here is a list of countries from which didi has received questions to date.

Cameroon - Legal👍

Chile - Illegal👎

China - Legal👍

Ghana - Legal👍

India - Legal👍, up to 20 weeks into the pregnancy.

Kenya - Illegal👎, unless the life or health of the mother is in danger.

Malawi - Illegal👎, unless the life of the mother is in danger.

Malaysia - Legal👍

Nigeria - Illegal👎, unless the life of the mother is in danger.

Sierra Leone - Illegal👎

South Africa - Legal👍, up to 20 weeks into the pregnancy.

Tanzania - Unclear🤔. Abortion is permitted to save the life of the mother, but unclear in other cases (such as rape, incest, etc).

Uganda - Unclear 🤔 due to conflicting laws.

Zimbabwe - Illegal👎, unless the life or health of the mother is in danger, if the child is likely to have a serious birth defect, or if the child is a result of rape, incest, or if the woman is mentally handicapped.

PS: Duta didi is not a lawyer, nothing written here constitutes legal advice.

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