Is abortion legal in the Middle East and North Africa?

 

In all countries in the Middle East and North Africa abortion is legal in at least some circumstances. In Tunisia and Turkey, abortion is legally permissible without restriction as to reason in the first trimester. However, other countries in the region restrict abortion in the first trimester..

 

The following table provides information about the legal status of abortion in the region.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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