Abortion in Burundi

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Abortion in Burundi is only legal if the abortion will save the woman's life or if the pregnancy gravely endangers the woman's physical, or potentially mental, health.[1] In Burundi, two certified physicians must agree that the pregnancy is threatening before giving medical assistance.[1] Even in cases in which an abortion practitioner has deemed that the pregnancy has endangered the woman, both the physician and woman may be subject to prison time and fines.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Abortion Policies: Afghanistan to France. United Nations Publications. 2001. Retrieved 20 October 2015.