Abortion is illegal. The law does not make an explicit exception to save a woman's life. Such laws are normally interpreted to permit life-saving abortions on the grounds of the general criminal law defense of "necessity".
Misoprostol is not registered.
Please go to www.womenonweb.org to obtain abortion pills.
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Abortion law Guinea-Bissau
Background (From the UN country report) After independence, Guinea-Bissau, which was a colonial possession of Portugal, retained Portuguese criminal law. Under this law, there is no stated exception to a general prohibition on the performance of abortions, although, under general principles… Read more »