Legalization of abortion in Benin: the debate continues, 6 questions for understanding

Legalization of abortion in Benin: the debate continues, 6 questions for understanding

Known as the Maputo Protocol, this convention has been signed or ratified by 52 countries of the continent. Among these 28 countries, including Guinea, Burkina Faso and Togo, allow abortion under certain circumstances and not all listed in the Maputo Protocol, while 7 countries , including Congo, Senegal and Sierra Leone, have laws that contradict the Maputo Protocol.