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