United Kingdom

 

Abortion is legal for up to 24 weeks of pregnancy

United Kingdom

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  • United Kingdom: Organizations and clinics

    In the UK there is access to safe abortion services. Abortion is legal for up to 24 weeks of pregnancy and regulated through the Abortion Act 1967.  In the UK all abortions must be carried out in a licensed facility; this can be a specialist clinic, NHS Hospital or Private Hospital.  Women eligible… Read more »

  • The abortion act of 1967 allows for abortions until 24 weeks of pregnancy. After 24 weeks, exceptions are made when the health of the woman or fetus is at risk. The act states - Subject to the provisions of this section, a person shall not be guilty of an offence under the law relating to abortion… Read more »

  • Northern Ireland

    Since October 21, 2019 abortion has been decriminalised in Northern Ireland! Read more »