In practice abortion law in Fiji is interpreted very liberally. An abortion may be performed on the grounds of foetal deformity, rape or incest as they may be interpreted as producing a risk to the woman’s mental health; it may also be performed in cases of economic duress.
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Fiji clinics and associations
Reproductive & Family Health Association of Fiji (RFHAF) Address: Reproductive and Family Health Association of Fiji. 383 Waimanu Road. Suva 17259 Fiji Tel: +679 3306 175 Fax: +679 3306 178 Read more »
Abortion law Fiji
Background (From the UN country report) Sections 172-174 of the Penal Code of Fiji (cap. 17) prohibit entirely the unlawful performance of abortions. Section 234 of the Code, however, makes an exception in the case of a threat to the life of the pregnant woman. It states that a person is not… Read more »