Abortion in Peru

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Abortion in Peru is illegal except in case of the threat to the life or health of the woman.[1] 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.[2]

Abortion has been generally illegal in Peru since 1924.[2]

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Hospital Guidelines from the Peruvian Ministry of Health released June 28, 2014