Arturo Gaytan, the director of emergency medicine for Mexico City's health ministry, said the city's depenalization of abortion, has spared thousands of women the risks of clandestine abortions.
Arturo Gaytan, the director of emergency medicine for Mexico City's health ministry, said the city's depenalization of abortion, has spared thousands of women the risks of clandestine abortions. Mexico City Ministry of Health / MCT
Arturo Gaytan, the director of emergency medicine for Mexico City's health ministry, said the city's depenalization of abortion, has spared thousands of women the risks of clandestine abortions. Mexico City Ministry of Health / MCT

Mexico City's abortion-rights law faces constitutional test

August 19, 2008 3:26 PM