“The health exception”: a means of expanding access to legal abortion

Date: December 2012 Resource Type: Array GDC Resources, Publications

“This article discusses the process of expanding the interpretation of this ‘health exception’ to mean that even the possibility of harm to health should make an abortion legal – which then becomes a mechanism for expanding women’s right of access to safe abortion services. The article reports on an assessment of the impact of disseminating information on this interpretation of risk to health in Latin America.”

Advocating for access to safe reproductive health care.