Can Rwanda’s New Abortion Law Make Access Safer? — ZORA Magazine

Illustration: Angela Chilufya

Although Rwandan women take up many leadership and economic roles, their reproductive choices are still bound by church and state. I interviewed two of 367 women who were imprisoned for abortion and received the presidential pardon earlier in the year and visited many district hospitals to understand if the revised law could mean access to the service.

Read the longform report for Zora Magazine, supported by an IWMF reporting fellowship in 2019.


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