Abortion law Laos


Abortion is illegal in Laos except to save a woman's life. 

Anyone caught performing an abortion can be imprisoned from 2-5 years. http://www.ilp.gov.la/Lao_Law/Penal_Law.pdf

Any woman caught performing her own abortion or having commissioned another to can be imprisoned from 3 months to 3 years.

Please go to www.womenonweb.org to obtain abortion pills.

Additional Resources:

WHO Maternal Mortality Statistics, link.

UNICEF Maternal Health Statistics, link.