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Life or Death Choices for Women Living Under Honduras’ Abortion Ban

*/ Abortion in all instances, including rape, is illegal in Honduras. Any woman who has an abortion, and anyone found to have helped her, can be charged with a crime and imprisoned. For that reason, La Línea (“The Line”) was a rare resource in Honduras. Mentioned in whispers among friends or seen on flyers passed out at universities or high schools in the capital of Tegucigalpa, La Línea was one of the only places where Honduran women could find accurate information about abortion.    But at the end of August 2018, La Línea’s phone line simply stopped working, leaving many women who needed information…

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