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Abortion difficult in West Bank or Gaza

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Published: 12 March 2016

Last updated: 4 March 2024

For Palestinian women, abortion can mean lies, jail or worse – Sabreen Taha – The Forward 08.03.16
For women seeking abortions in the West Bank or Gaza Strip, where Palestinian law strictly limits the procedure, the choice is stark: have the baby or terminate the pregnancy by using ruses, risky back-alley methods or even turning to neighboring Israel.

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