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Abortion in Suriname

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Abortion in Suriname

Abortion in Suriname is illegal except in case of the threat to life or health of the woman. The punishment for a woman who has an abortion is up to three years in prison, and the punishment for a doctor or other person who performs the procedure is up to four years.[1]

In 2007, Health Minister Celsius Waterberg caused a stir when he criticized the legalization of euthanasia while advocating abortion in limited circumstances, namely in the case of rape or danger to the unborn child.[2]

See also


  1. ^ "List of countries and their present status on abortion legislation". Choike. Retrieved 2012-10-21. 
  2. ^ [1]
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