Lawmakers Uphold Extreme Abortion Penalties in Honduras

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NEWSFLASH: Lawmakers Uphold Extreme Abortion Penalties in Honduras
May 8, 2017 by Meliss Arteaga

A vote Thursday by lawmakers in Honduras upheld the nation’s extreme abortion laws.

“Today is a lamentable day for the girls and women of Honduras,” said Grecia Lozano, staff attorney with the Center for Women’s Rights, in a statement, “a country where more than 900 girls become pregnant due to rape each year, where women die in childbirth in preventable ways, where women suffer the torturous experience of bringing an unviable pregnancy to term.”

Continued at source: Ms. Magazine: http://msmagazine.com/blog/2017/05/08/newsflash-lawmakers-uphold-extreme-abortion-penalties-honduras/