Honduras: Historic opportunity to decriminalize abortion

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Honduras: Historic opportunity to decriminalize abortion
25 April 2017

Ahead of a debate in the Honduran congress today over the country’s criminalization of abortion, Amnesty International’s Americas Director Erika Guevara-Rosas said:

“By criminalizing abortion, the Honduran Penal Code is incompatible with human rights standards and must be modified without delay.”

“Preventing women from exercising their human rights by stopping them from being able to make decisions over their own bodies only puts their health and lives in danger.”

Continued at source: Amnesty International: https://www.amnesty.org/en/latest/news/2017/04/honduras-oportunidad-historica-de-despenalizar-el-aborto/