☷   ABORTION LEGISLATION

1984: abortion is allowed under very restrictive circumstances (Law n°6/1984) (11 May)
1995: Law n° 48/1995 (15 March)
1997: Law n° 90/1997 (30 July)
2007: abortion is allowed on request (Law n° 16/2007) (7 April)
Abort-Report: Abortion conditions in Portugal

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☷   PRACTICAL CONDITIONS

Abort-Report: Medical abortion conditions in Portugal

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☷   ABORTION STATISTICS

Abort-Report: Abortion rates per 1,000 women aged 15-49 in Portugal

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☷   CHARACTERISTICS OF WOMEN HAVING INDUCED ABORTION

Abort-Report: Distribution of induced abortions according to woman age in Portugal

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☷   FERTILITY AND CONTRACEPTION DATA

Abort-Report: Fertility rates in Portugal

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☷   COUNTRY-SPECIFIC CHARACTERISTICS

Women have to give written consent. A medical certificate for abortion signed by a physician other than the one performing the abortion is required.

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Abort-Report: Sources (data overall) Portugal


We thank Dr. Teresa BOMBAS for her help in data collection.
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