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Abortion in Central America

Sarah Best

19th November 2018

The following article highlights what to many would be a shocking injustice, a woman who was abused by her step father faces jail after being charged with attempted murder after giving birth to their baby.

Abortion in El Salvador is illegal in all circumstances, and whilst human rights activists have argued that in certain circumstances abortion should be decriminalised, such as rape, there has been no change in the law.

This article could be used for a number of sociological topics: Families and Households, Crime and Deviance, Global Development and Health.

Sarah Best

Sarah is a passionate full-time Head of Sociology and Psychology and has worked in a variety in schools in the UK, and she is currently working in a British international school. She is keen to develop and boost the profile of both subjects.

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