The Foundation for Studies and Research on Women - FEIM- celebrates the ruling of the Supreme Court of Justice, known today, which clarifies that the interruption of a pregnancy resulting from any kind of rape is not punishable, and that all cases of non-punishable abortion, according to article 86 of the Penal Code, shall not be subjected to a judicial process.

Moreover, the ruling urges that these requests be provided for within health care services and recognizes the “duty of the State to protect the victims of this type of acts and its obligation to provide comprehensive health care, in cases of emergency and in continued care”.

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