Abortion still criminal offence – Dr Appiah

May 19, 2022

The Deputy Bono East Regional Director of Public Health, Dr Paulina Appiah, said abortion is a criminal offence and still remains as such under Act 29, section 58 of the criminal code of 1960.

She said it was only legal under section one of the law if an abortion or miscarriage is caused where pregnancy was a result of rape, defilement and incest, and the abortion was requested by the victim or her family.

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