Activists hold banners reading “Abolish punishment for abortion” in front of the court in Seoul. Photo: EPA-EFE

‘Law limits women’s rights’: South Korea’s constitutional court strikes down abortion ban in landmark ruling

  • The nine-member bench ruled by seven to two that the 1953 statute ‘goes against the constitution’
  • It ordered the law to be revised by the end of next year
Topic |   South Korea

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Activists hold banners reading “Abolish punishment for abortion” in front of the court in Seoul. Photo: EPA-EFE
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