Denial of Access to Emergency Obstetric Care and Therapeutic Abortion in Nicaragua
October 2, 2007

This 18-page report documents how this ban on abortion has made women afraid to seek even legal health services. Fearing prosecution under the new law, doctors are unwilling to provide necessary care. The report is based on interviews with officials, doctors from the public and private health systems, women in need of health services, and family members of women who died as a result of the ban.

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ISBN: B1902