El Salvador proposes decriminalizing abortion in cases of rape

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Wed Oct 12, 2016 | 11:43pm EDT, Reuters

Women participate in a demonstration during a Salvadoran congress session in support of a proposal to allow abortion in cases of rape or risky pregnancy in San Salvador, El Salvador October 12, 2016. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas

El Salvador's ruling leftist party on Tuesday presented a proposal to Congress to allow abortion in cases of rape or risky pregnancy, offering a ray of hope to abortion proponents in the impoverished nation.

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Source: Reuters