MADAGASCAR: 28 SEPTEMBER REPORT – Nous pouvons éviter que des femmes meurent (We can prevent women dying)
MADAGASCAR – Madagascar: background to the rejection of therapeutic abortion in the new family planning law
Madagascar – Tribute to Simone Veil launches national discussion on decriminalisation of abortion
There are 75,000 clandestine abortions in Madagascar each year, according to data from the Ministry of Public Health, analysed by the University of Ankatso. Behind these figures, women’s lives are at stake. Abortion is still illegal and criminalised, first imposed under French colonial law.