One Woman Denounced For Abortion Every Day in Mexico: Report
In Mexico City, abortion is legal until the 12th week of pregnancy. It is banned throughout the rest of the country, except in cases of rape.
Published 1 September 2018
In the last ten years, Mexico has registered 4,246 cases of abortion denouncement, meaning that on average one woman (1.16) is reported to the police every day for seeking the process, according to a new report.
Titled ''Maternity and Punishment' and presented at the National Autonomous University of Mexico by the Information Group on Decided Reproduction (GIRE), the report says 136 people are currently imprisoned in Mexico in connection with abortion.