Benin

 

Abortion is permitted only to save the life of the woman.
Misoprostol is available in pharmacies under the brand name Cytotec but it is difficult to get.

Benin

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  • Benin: Organizations and Options for Abortion

    Abortion is permitted only to save the life of the woman. Misoprostol is available in pharmacies under the brand name Cytotec. It iw very difficult to get. Please go to  www.womenonweb.org to access abortion pills Women's organisations For local women’s organisations in Benin see http:… Read more »

  • Benin: Abortion Law

    Abortion Law Abortion law in Benin is governed by the Penal Code. Section 37 of the Code of Medical Deontology (Ordinance No. 73-14 of 8 February 1973) permits an abortion to be performed if it is the sole means available to save the life of a pregnant woman.  The attending physician or surgeon… Read more »