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 Abortion on-demand is illegal in Guinea-Bissau. It is permitted only to save the life of the pregnant woman (Penal Code, Art. 112). In this instance, the procedure must be performed in a hospital within the first three months of pregnancy, with the consent of the spouse, a tutor (in the… Read more »