Announcements Call for applications by The Migration Health South Asia Network for skill & capacity development training workshop to be held in 6-9 April 2020   |   Open Letter: Stop the war on Syria’s hospitals

Changing parameters for abortion in Iran

B Larijani, F Zahedi

DOI: 10.20529/IJME.2006.052


Issues related to abortion constitute an important debate in medical ethics. In Iran and other Islamic states, abortion is discussed from an Islamic perspective, but the legalisation of abortion varies in different Islamic countries. For years, Iran did not legalise induced abortion but permitted it under certain conditions. The Iranian parliament ratified the Therapeutic Abortion Act on June 21, 2005. The new law, which allows abortion under a wider set of guidelines, will promote women’s reproductive health

Full Text





There are currently no refbacks.

Article Views

PDF Downloads

Click here to support US