A 2018 report by the Association of Clinics Authorized to Perform Abortion revealed that 89% of Spanish women wishing to have an abortion felt harassed and 66% were threatened.
The Spanish Senate adopted on Wednesday, April 6 a reform to the Penal Code that would allow them to send anti-abortion activists to prison for their crimes. ” harassment “To convince women not to have an abortion, it was used against them.
For having done so, they could be sent to three-month to one-year imprisonment or community service. “Hassed a woman.”In order to do “barrier to the exercise of the right to voluntary termination of pregnancy”via “annoying, offensive, intimidating or pressuring acts”According to the text by the Socialist Party, Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez. The ” harassment “Nursing staff will also be subject to the same penalties.
According to a 2018 report of the Association of Clinics Authorized to Perform Abortion(ACAI), 89% of Spanish women wishing to have an abortion felt harassed, and 66% were threatened. Spain decriminalized abortion in 1985 for three reasons. “serious risk”Fetal malformations and women.
It wasn’t until 2010 that abortion was legalized in the country without any medical justification. This is the 14th week of pregnancy. The right to abortion is still a risky one in this country, which has a strong Catholic tradition and is home to many anti-abortion groups.
These groups often meet at clinics to try and convince women not have an abortion. They show them plastic fetuses, or put them in vehicles with ultrasound machines.
On Wednesday, anti-abortion activists marched to the Senate to protest a ban on abortion. « criminalisation »They are aware of their activities. The slogan was displayed on 260 billboards that the Association of Catholic Propagandists (ACdP), placed in 33 cities. Praying in front of an abortion clinic is a great way to pray..
In 2015, the right wanted to revert to 1985 law. Parental permission.
The left-leaning government would like to repeal this provision, as well as guarantee minimal access to abortion in public health systems. But the vast majority of abortions take place in the private sector.
Spain has a shortage of specialist services that means women can sometimes travel hundreds of miles to get an abortion. According to the government in eight of the 50 provinces, there have been no abortions since 1985 when the law was removed.