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Abortion at the woman's request

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Africa  

Algeria

Algeria - May 2017

Angola

Gestational limit: 10
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Benin

Benin - May 2017

Botswana

Not Specified
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Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso - November 2018

Burundi

Burundi - May 2017

Cabo Verde

Gestational limit: 12 weeks
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Cabo Verde - April 2020

Gestational limit: 12 weeks
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Cameroon

Cameroon - August 2021

Central African Republic

Central African Republic - May 2017

Chad

Chad - November 2018

Comoros

Comoros - May 2017

Congo

Congo - May 2017

Cote D'ivoire

Cote D'ivoire - November 2018

Democratic Republic of Congo

Democratic Republic of Congo - May 2017

Democratic Republic of Congo - October 2021

Djibouti

Egypt

Equatorial Guinea

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Eritrea

Eswatini

Eswatini - November 2018

Ethiopia

Gabon

Gabon - June 2021

Gambia

Not Specified
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Gambia - May 2017

Not Specified
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Ghana

Guinea

Guinea - April 2020

Guinea - October 2021

Guinea-Bissau

Not Specified
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Kenya

Not Specified
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Kenya - May 2017

Not Specified
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Kenya - November 2021

Not Specified
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Lesotho

Liberia

Not Specified
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Libya

Madagascar

Mali

Mauritania

Mauritania - February 2019

Mauritius

Morocco

Mozambique

Gestational limit: 12
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Mozambique - June 2021

Gestational limit: 12
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Mozambique - November 2021

Gestational limit: 12
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Namibia

Niger

Nigeria

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Northern Nigeria (Nigeria)

Southern Nigeria (Nigeria)

Not Specified
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Rwanda

Rwanda - July 2019

Sao Tome and Principe

Gestational limit: 12 weeks
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Senegal

Seychelles

Not Specified
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Sierra Leone

Not Specified
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Somalia

South Africa

Gestational limit: 12
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South Sudan

Sudan

Togo

Togo - November 2018

Tunisia

Gestational limit: 3 months
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Uganda

Not Specified
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Uganda - May 2017

Not Specified
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United Republic of Tanzania

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United Republic of Tanzania - November 2018

Not Specified
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Zimbabwe

Asia  

Afghanistan

Armenia

Gestational limit: 12
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Azerbaijan

Gestational limit: 12
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Bahrain

Bangladesh

Bhutan

Brunei Darussalam

Cambodia

Gestational limit: 12
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China

Yes
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Hong Kong (China)

Not Specified
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Cyprus

Gestational limit: 12
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Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

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Georgia

Gestational limit: 12 weeks
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India - October 2019

Indonesia

Iran

Iraq

Israel

Japan

Jordan

Kazakhstan

Gestational limit: 12
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Kuwait

Kyrgyzstan

Gestational limit: 12
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Lao People's Democratic Republic

Not Specified
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Lao People's Democratic Republic - May 2017

Not Specified
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Lebanon

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Malaysia

Maldives

Maldives - May 2017

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Mongolia

Gestational limit: 14 weeks
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Myanmar

Nepal

Gestational limit: 12
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Oman

Pakistan

Philippines

Qatar

Republic of Korea

Saudi Arabia

Singapore

Gestational limit: 24 weeks
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Sri Lanka

Syrian Arab Republic

Tajikistan

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Thailand

Gestational limit: 12
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Timor Leste

Turkey

Gestational limit: 10
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Turkmenistan

Gestational limit: 12
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United Arab Emirates

Uzbekistan

Gestational limit: 12
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Vietnam

Yes
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Yemen

Europe  

Albania

Gestational limit: 12
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Andorra

Austria

Gestational limit: Within the first three months of pregnancy
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Belarus

Gestational limit: 12
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Belgium

Gestational limit: 12 weeks
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Belgium - November 2018

Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

Not Specified
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Republika Srpska (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

Gestational limit: 10 weeks
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Bulgaria

Gestational limit: 12
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Croatia

Gestational limit: 10 weeks
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Czech Republic

Gestational limit: 12
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Denmark

Gestational limit: 12 weeks
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Estonia

Gestational limit: 12
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Finland

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France

Gestational limit: 12 weeks
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France - May 2018

Gestational limit: 12 weeks
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Germany

Gestational limit: 12
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Germany - April 2020

Gestational limit: 12
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Greece

Gestational limit: 12
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Holy See / Vatican City State

Hungary

Iceland

Gestational limit: 22
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Ireland

Gestational limit: 12
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Ireland - January 2019

Gestational limit: 12
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Italy

Latvia

Gestational limit: 12
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Liechtenstein

Lithuania

Gestational limit: 12
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Luxembourg

Gestational limit: 14
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Malta

Monaco

Monaco - November 2018

Montenegro

Gestational limit: 10
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Netherlands

North Macedonia

Gestational limit: 12 weeks
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North Macedonia - March 2019

Gestational limit: 10 weeks
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Norway

Gestational limit: 22
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Norway - July 2019

Gestational limit: 22
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Poland

Poland - 2017

Portugal

Gestational limit: 10
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Republic of Moldova

Gestational limit: 12 weeks
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Romania

Gestational limit: 14
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Russian Federation

Gestational limit: 12
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San Marino

Serbia

Gestational limit: 10
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Slovakia

Gestational limit: 12
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Slovenia

Gestational limit: 10
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Spain

Gestational limit: 14
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Sweden

Gestational limit: 18
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Switzerland

Aargau (Switzerland)

Appenzell Ausserrhoden (Switzerland)

Appenzell Innerrhoden (Switzerland)

Basel-Landschaft (Switzerland)

Basel-Stadt (Switzerland)

Bern (Switzerland)

Fribourg (Switzerland)

Genève (Switzerland)

Graubünden (Switzerland)

Jura (Switzerland)

Luzern (Switzerland)

Neuchâtel (Switzerland)

Nidwalden (Switzerland)

Obwalden (Switzerland)

Schaffhausen (Switzerland)

Schwyz (Switzerland)

Solothurn (Switzerland)

St Gallen (Switzerland)

Thurgau (Switzerland)

Ticino (Switzerland)

Uri (Switzerland)

Valais (Switzerland)

Vaud (Switzerland)

Zug (Switzerland)

Zurich (Switzerland)

Ukraine

Gestational limit: 12
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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Not Specified
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Guernsey (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)

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Isle of Man (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)

Gestational limit: 14
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Jersey (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)

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Northern Ireland (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)

Gestational limit: 12
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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - July 2019

Not Specified
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Guernsey (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - July 2019)

Not Specified
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Isle of Man (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - July 2019)

Gestational limit: 14
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Jersey (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - July 2019)

Not Specified
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Northern Ireland (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - July 2019)

Not Specified
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Latin America  

Antigua and Barbuda

Not Specified
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Argentina

Gestational limit: 14
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Argentina - November 2018

Bahamas

Not Specified
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Barbados

Not Specified
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Belize

Not Specified
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Bolivia

Not Specified
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Bolivia - November 2018

Not Specified
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Brazil

Brazil - November 2018

Chile

Colombia

Costa Rica

Costa Rica - July 2019

Cuba

Gestational limit: 12
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Dominica

Not Specified
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Dominican Republic

Ecuador

El Salvador

Grenada

Not Specified
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Guatemala

Guyana

Gestational limit: 8
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Haiti

Honduras

Jamaica

Not Specified
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Mexico

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Aguascalientes (Mexico)

Baja California (Mexico)

Baja California Sur (Mexico)

Campeche (Mexico)

Chiapas (Mexico)

Chihuahua (Mexico)

Coahuila (Mexico)

Colima (Mexico)

Durango (Mexico)

Estado de Mexico (Mexico)

Guanajuato (Mexico)

Guerrero (Mexico)

Hidalgo (Mexico)

Jalisco (Mexico)

Mexico City (Mexico)

Michoacan (Mexico)

Morelos (Mexico)

Nayarit (Mexico)

Nuevo Leon (Mexico)

Oaxaca (Mexico)

Puebla (Mexico)

Querétaro (Mexico)

Quintana Roo (Mexico)

San Luis Potosi (Mexico)

Sinaloa (Mexico)

Sonora (Mexico)

Tabasco (Mexico)

Tamaulipas (Mexico)

Tlaxcala (Mexico)

Veracruz (Mexico)

Yucatan (Mexico)

Zacatecas (Mexico)

Mexico - January 2019

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Aguascalientes (Mexico - January 2019)

Baja California (Mexico - January 2019)

Baja California Sur (Mexico - January 2019)

Campeche (Mexico - January 2019)

Chiapas (Mexico - January 2019)

Chihuahua (Mexico - January 2019)

Coahuila (Mexico - January 2019)

Colima (Mexico - January 2019)

Durango (Mexico - January 2019)

Estado de Mexico (Mexico - January 2019)

Guanajuato (Mexico - January 2019)

Guerrero (Mexico - January 2019)

Hidalgo (Mexico - January 2019)

Jalisco (Mexico - January 2019)

Mexico City (Mexico - January 2019)

Michoacan (Mexico - January 2019)

Morelos (Mexico - January 2019)

Nayarit (Mexico - January 2019)

Nuevo Leon (Mexico - January 2019)

Oaxaca (Mexico - January 2019)

Puebla (Mexico - January 2019)

Querétaro (Mexico - January 2019)

Quintana Roo (Mexico - January 2019)

San Luis Potosi (Mexico - January 2019)

Sinaloa (Mexico - January 2019)

Sonora (Mexico - January 2019)

Tabasco (Mexico - January 2019)

Tamaulipas (Mexico - January 2019)

Tlaxcala (Mexico - January 2019)

Veracruz (Mexico - January 2019)

Yucatan (Mexico - January 2019)

Zacatecas (Mexico - January 2019)

Nicaragua

Panama

Paraguay

Peru

Saint Kitts and Nevis

Not Specified
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Saint Lucia

Not Specified
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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Not Specified
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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - April 2020

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Suriname

Trinidad and Tobago

Not Specified
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Uruguay

Gestational limit: 12
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Venezuela

North America  

Canada

Yes
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Alberta (Canada)

Gestational limit: 20 weeks
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British Columbia (Canada)

Yes
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Manitoba (Canada)

Gestational limit: 19 weeks
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New Brunswick (Canada)

Yes
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Newfoundland and Labrador (Canada)

Yes
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Northwest Territories (Canada)

Yes
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Nova Scotia (Canada)

Gestational limit: 15 weeks
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Nunavut (Canada)

Yes
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Ontario (Canada)

Yes
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Prince Edward Island (Canada)

Yes
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Quebec (Canada)

Yes
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United States of America

Yes
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Oceania  

Australia

Law Varies By Jurisdiction
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Capital Territory (Australia)

Gestational limit: No limit specified
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New South Wales (Australia)

Gestational limit: 22
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Northern Territory (Australia)

Not Specified
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Queensland (Australia)

Gestational limit: 22
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South Australia (Australia)

Gestational limit: 22 weeks 6 days
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Tasmania (Australia)

Gestational limit: 16
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Victoria (Australia)

Gestational limit: 24
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Western Australia (Australia)

Australia - April 2021

Law Varies By Jurisdiction
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Capital Territory (Australia - April 2021)

Gestational limit: No limit specified
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New South Wales (Australia - April 2021)

Gestational limit: 22
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Northern Territory (Australia - April 2021)

Queensland (Australia - April 2021)

Gestational limit: 22
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South Australia (Australia - April 2021)

Gestational limit: 22 weeks 6 days
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Tasmania (Australia - April 2021)

Gestational limit: 16
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Victoria (Australia - April 2021)

Gestational limit: 24
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Western Australia (Australia - April 2021)

Australia - October 2019

Law Varies By Jurisdiction
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Capital Territory (Australia - October 2019)

Gestational limit: No limit specified
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New South Wales (Australia - October 2019)

Gestational limit: 22
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Northern Territory (Australia - October 2019)

Queensland (Australia - October 2019)

Gestational limit: 22
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South Australia (Australia - October 2019)

Not Specified
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Tasmania (Australia - October 2019)

Gestational limit: 16
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Victoria (Australia - October 2019)

Gestational limit: 24
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Western Australia (Australia - October 2019)

Cook Islands

Not Specified
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Fiji

Not Specified
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Kiribati

Not Specified
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Marshall Islands

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Micronesia (Federated States Of)

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Nauru

Not Specified
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New Zealand

Gestational limit: 20 weeks
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New Zealand - November 2018

Niue

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Palau

Papua New Guinea

Not Specified
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Samoa

Solomon Islands

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Tonga

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Tuvalu

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Vanuatu

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Legal Ground and Gestational Limit

Country
Economic or social reasons
Foetal impairment
Rape
Incest
Intellectual or cognitive disability of the woman
Mental health
Physical health
Health
Life
Other
Africa                    

Algeria

Algeria - May 2017

Angola

Benin

Benin - May 2017