Cape Verde

The abortion law provides that termination of pregnancy is permitted with the consent of the woman, in a hospital, and with medical assistance a) during the first twelve weeks of gestation; and b) anytime during the pregnancy 1) if continuation of the pregnancy would involve the risk of the death of the woman or serious and permanent injury to her health both physical and mental; 2) in order to prevent the probable transmission to the fetus of a serious hereditary or contagious illness; or 3) in order to prevent the newly-born suffering from serious physical defects or mental disturbances.
Misoprostol is registered.

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