Spain approves the reform of the law on sexual and reproductive health and voluntary interruption of pregnancy

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The Council of Ministers of Spain has approved the reform of the law on sexual and reproductive health and voluntary interruption of pregnancy, as reported on Tuesday, August 30.

The latest reform of the sexual and reproductive health law in Spain was reported by the official government Twitter account:

“The #CMin has approved the reform of the Law on sexual and reproductive health and the voluntary interruption of pregnancy.”

“Objective➡️Expand rights and remove obstacles to the voluntary interruption of pregnancy.”

The tweets went on to explain the new reform law in simple terms:

Reproductive rights:

“Women between 16 and 18 years old and women with disabilities will be able to access the voluntary interruption of pregnancy without the permission of their legal guardians.”

“The 3-day reflection period and the mandatory information to be provided are eliminated.”

Government organization of Spain:

“Access to abortion in public establishments is safeguarded.”

“The provision of comprehensive and specialized assistance and accompaniment in abortions is incorporated.”

“Includes temporary incapacity after the voluntary termination of pregnancy for the woman to recover.”

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“Abortions should be treated as an emergency procedure.”

“Each facility will have surgical and pharmacological methods available for the woman to choose from.”

“Temporary prenatal leave from the 39th week of gestation, which will not consume days of leave for birth.”

sexual rights:

“Betting on next-generation contraception, co-responsibility and greater accessibility.”

“Comprehensive public services for sexual and reproductive health care are established.”

“Free access to the morning after pill.”

“Comprehensive sex education is guaranteed at all educational levels.”

“Strengthen the training of professionals in voluntary interruption of pregnancy and sexual and reproductive health.”

Menstrual Rights:

“The right to temporary disability due to medical conditions derived from incapacitating periods is recognized.”

“Menstrual health is included as a health standard for the first time.”

“Free distribution of menstrual products is established.”

Protection of the reproductive rights of women:

“Forced surrogacy, pregnancy, sterilization, abortion and contraception, will be recognized as violence.”

“Advertising for surrogacy agencies is prohibited.”

The approval in Spain of the law reforming sexual and reproductive health and the voluntary interruption of pregnancy occurs after Catalonia published on its official Twitter account Feminism and Equality a controversial campaign in defense of the right of women to go in topless.


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