Abortion is permitted to preserve a woman's health, in the case of rape, in the case of incest, if there is a fetal impairment, and also on additional grounds relating to the woman's age or ability to care for a child.
Misoprostol is available under the brand name Misotac.


  • Abortion law Ethiopia

    Abortion Law In May 2005, Ethiopia’s new Criminal Code came into effect. The government revised the code to permit abortion for an expanded range of indications. These include: when the pregnancy results from rape or incest; when the health or life of the woman or the fetus is in danger; in cases… Read more »

  • Ethiopia clinics and associations

    Post Abortion Care:  Marie Stopes has 20 clinics.   Marie Stopes International Ethiopia Woreda 1, Kebele 19 House no. 599, Off Bole Road Addis Ababa Ethiopia Tel: 00 251 11 663 4152 Fax: 00 251 11 663 4151   Association for Women's Sanctuary and Development Phone: 011 667 22 90  Address: P.O. Read more »