(+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.