El Salvador sentenced another woman for miscarriage to long – term imprisonment Latin America

In El Salvador, abortion is always a “murder.” No exception. Rape, childbirth, or health reasons are not grounds for a woman to terminate her pregnancy medically. Not even when the abortion is spontaneous. “Esme,” a fictitious name used to protect his identity, is the latest example of a court’s tough hand in these cases: 30 years in prison for a miscarriage.

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