Revisions in Peru’s Penal Code may lead to decriminalizing abortion in cases of rape or severe disability of the fetus. But conservative political and religious forces are, predictably, opposing these changes.
On May 20, Nepal’s Supreme Court ordered the Nepalese government to enact a comprehensive abortion law to guarantee that abortion is accessible to women, not just legal.
Today, there is a social liberalism in Spain that counters the influence of the Catholic Church on some issues.
One year after legalization of abortion in Mexico City, the procedure has proven to be both necessary and safe.