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Saturday, 28 December 2013

Argentine rape victim, 14, denied abortion

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Lawyers for a 14-year old Argentine rape victim say they are appealing against a court decision to deny the girl an abortion.
The girl discovered early last month that she was pregnant after being raped by her mother’s partner.
The teen and her mother, who live in the conservative city of Salto, sought an abortion at a local hospital.
But a family court judge denied her petition to terminate her pregnancy, instead ordering her to give birth and surrender the baby for adoption.
Continued: http://www.newstalkzb.co.nz/auckland/news/nbint/831321033-argentine-rape-victim–14–denied-abortion
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