As US States Restrict Abortion Access, Mexican States Expand It | Human Rights Watch

While the first seven Mexican states to decriminalize the procedure set the term for accessing abortion services at 12 or 13 weeks, Guerrero went a step further by decriminalizing it for women altogether. Now, only medical personnel or those who assist in an abortion after the twelfth week can be prosecuted, except when the procedure is needed to save the life or health of the pregnant person, and in cases of sexual violence or “serious fetal malformations.”

 

Source: As US States Restrict Abortion Access, Mexican States Expand It | Human Rights Watch