Samoa: Govt. urged to amend abortion law

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Govt. urged to amend abortion law

By Joyetter Luamanu , 29 August 2017

A call has been made by the Ministry of Health to amend laws that govern abortion in Samoa.

The call is made in their 98-page National HIV, AIDS, and STI Policy 2017-2022 obtained by the Samoa Observer.

“Abortion is illegal in Samoa and access to abortion services is critical to the health and wellbeing of (people living with) PLWHIV, dealing with a sexually transmitted infection, and survivors of rape and incest,” the report reads.

Continued at source: Samoa Observer: http://sobserver.ws/en/29_08_2017/local/23715/Govt-urged-to-amend-abortion-law.htm

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