Women are allowed to have a legal induced abortion to unintended pregnancy under certain conditions
Women are allowed to have a legal induced abortion to unintended pregnancy under the following conditions:
- Upon the woman’s request during the first 12 weeks of pregnancy for mental and physical health reasons
- During the first 16 weeks if the pregnancy results from rape or incest; and
- During the first 24 weeks if the physical or mental health of the woman is at risk or in cases of disease or anomaly of the fetus.
Women under 16 years of age or women who are not able to decide by themselves need parental or guardian consent
Safe abortion services at public health facilities are be free of charge.
Misoprostol is sold under the name of Seguro and Cyotec. Abortion pills can be bought at many pharmacies, theoretically only with a prescription.