Turkey cracks down on abortion access

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 4:35pm

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Turkey is one of the few majority Muslim countries where abortion is legal, but access to abortion is becoming limited under the conservative government. Many public hospitals have stopped providing them, and police have busted back-alley clinics. As Fariba Nawa reports from Istanbul, the subject of abortion is fraught — even among friends.