Netherlands: Abortion Law

Abortion is legal until fetus is viable outside of the body of the mother (approx. 24 weeks)

Women under 16 must receive parental/guardian permission.

Medical abortion is available on request.

More specific information can be found below:

Wet Afbreking Zwangerschap

Netherlands - GAPD - The Global Abortion Policies Database (

The World's Abortion Laws | Center for Reproductive Rights

The Netherlands

Abortion is legal.