Abortion in Peru
Abortion in Peru is illegal except in case of the threat to the life or health of the woman. A woman that consents to an abortion can be sentenced to up to two years in prison. A person that performs an illegal abortion can be sentenced to 1 to 6 years in prison.
Abortion has been generally illegal in Peru since 1924.
Hospital Guidelines from the Peruvian Ministry of Health released June 28, 2014