South Africa: Abortion to be legalized

October 1996
Off Our Backs;Oct96, Vol. 26 Issue 9, p3
Reports on the President Nelson Mandela's introduction of a bill that would permit women access to abortion for any reason until the 20th week. Abortion as a criminal offense; Referral of patients as an alternative for doctors and nurses refusing abortion.


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