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Uruguay lawmakers vote to legalise abortion

Legislators have voted in Uruguay by a razor-thin margin to legalise abortion.

In Latin America, where the majority of people are Catholic, no country except Cuba has made abortions accessible to all women during the first trimester of pregnancy.

26 Sep 2012 - 9:52PM

Legislators have voted in Uruguay by a razor-thin margin to legalise abortion.

In Latin America, where the majority of people are Catholic, no country except Cuba has made abortions accessible to all women during the first trimester of pregnancy.

Uruguay lawmakers vote to legalise abortion