Abortion in Afghanistan

Abortion in Afghanistan is only legal if the abortion will save the woman's life or if the child will be born with a disability.[1] In Afghanistan, any illegal abortion is punishable by imprisonment or payment of a fine.[2]


  1. "Afghan women use abortion as a way out". Deutsche Welle. Retrieved 1 December 2014.
  2. Abortion Policies: Oman to Zimbabwe. United Nations Publications. 2001. Retrieved 1 December 2014.

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