Saturday, May 11, 2013

Case of Beatriz gets international attention

The case of a young woman in El Salvador, known only as Beatriz, drags on without resolution, and has drawn increasing international attention.   Doctors say that she needs a therapeutic abortion to save her life, but El Salvador's absolute anti-abortion law prohibits it.  Appeals to El Salvador's Supreme Court have produced no results.

You can read the latest developments at the Guardian and from al Jazeera.


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