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South Africa’s Liberal Abortion Laws Hampered by Widespread Stigma


South Africa’s Liberal Abortion Laws Hampered by Widespread Stigma
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Abortion is legal in South Africa for up to 20 weeks into a pregnancy, and is provided for free at government-run clinics. However, getting a safe, legal abortion is a challenge. Many women face harsh stigma for seeking them, or resistance from health workers who oppose abortion.

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