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Delayed abortion regulation denies sexual abuse victims’ rights: Critics

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    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Mon, August 21, 2017 | 10:49 am
Delayed abortion regulation denies sexual abuse victims’ rights: Critics Activists from the Women Action Committee stage a rally as part of the #SOS (Save Our Sisters) campaign in May. (JP/Dhoni Setiawan)

PREMIUM The government’s sluggish effort to provide legal and safe abortion services has largely denied the rights of the people, especially victims of rape, to proper reproductive health services, say women’s rights campaigners. Three years after the Health Ministry’s Decree on Reproductive Health went into force, the much-awaited service remains elusive. The decree is a follow-up to...

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