Talk:Abortion law

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I just happened across this article and thought I should mention it here, because I know it can be very difficult to keep up with all of the developments happening in every country:

This could be something to watch for, to see if the law does end up changing. 2600:100A:B1CE:5CD8:318F:BA6C:EC00:864A (talk) 01:39, 20 March 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

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Kosovo also allows abortion shouldn't it be included in the list? (talk) 11:06, 25 March 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Kosovo is already listed in the main table. The timeline table only lists UN member states, but I think that for consistency it should also list other de facto independent states with limited recognition. In this case it would list Artsakh, South Ossetia and Transnistria as part of the Soviet Union in 1955, Kosovo as part of Yugoslavia in 1977, and Northern Cyprus in 1983. I suggest listing these countries in italics. @Treesmelon: what do you think? Heitordp (talk) 07:39, 26 March 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]


If abortion in case of encephalopaty is exception from the rule, Shouldn't be Brazil marked as brown in the map? The Wolak (talk) 22:28, 25 March 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@The Wolak: As explained in the note in the table, the Supreme Federal Court of Brazil allowed abortion explicitly only in case of anencephaly, but lower courts expanded this ruling to allow abortion also in other fatal cases of fetal anomalies. Only the Supreme Court ruling is automatic, but in the other cases people can request an individual ruling in the lower courts, which often accept it. This situation is similar to the UAE and some US states, which allow abortion for fetal impairment only in fatal cases, and they are marked yellow or pink on the map. Heitordp (talk) 07:31, 26 March 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
But you need agreement of judgement to undergo abortion in this case, so it's performed in some cases, it's not a condition to perform abortion de iure. In other countries, when abortion with fetal imparmtment is legal abortion is offered by ginecologist after detection of impartment, there is no neccesity of asking the crout to perform abortion The Wolak (talk) 10:44, 26 March 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@The Wolak: OK, I agree to change Brazil to brown on the map. But let's wait to see if others want to comment. @RenewIR: what do you think? Heitordp (talk) 18:07, 26 March 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I'd keep it as yellow since lower courts expanded it as you said, and well as consistency across countries/subdivisions. RenewIR (talk) 01:18, 27 March 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]