string(21) "advanced search query" Feminist Catholic Network | abortion-news.info

Catholic women’s group calls to legalize abortion in Sri Lanka

0

Catholic women's group calls to legalize abortion in Sri Lanka
Church demands govt dismiss bill to de-outlaw terminations in cases of rape, fetal impairment that threaten women's lives
Catholic women's group calls to legalize abortion in Sri Lanka

March 16, 2018

Some Catholic laywomen and doctors in Sri Lanka are demanding changes to the country's legal framework as they push to decriminalise abortion in the face of heavy opposition from local bishops.

The Feminist Catholic Network (FCN) recently signed a petition in support of proposed legal amendments that want to expand on current provisions in cases of rape, incest and serious fetal impairment.

Continued: https://www.ucanews.com/news/catholic-womens-group-calls-to-legalize-abortion-in-sri-lanka/81705

Read more