Advocates for Partnership for the Promotion of Patients’ Rights in Maternal, Neonatal and Infant Health Support MP Cuthbert Flynn’s Motion to Decriminalise Abortion in Jamaica

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Yesterday in Parliament, Juliet Cuthbert Flynn filed a Private Member’s Motion for the repeal of two sections of the Offences Against the Persons Act. She would like the House of Representatives to consider the recommendations of the Abortion Policy Group – in 2007, eleven years ago – established to provide guidance on the matter. Here is the link to the recommendations, presented to the Health Minister Horace Dalley on February 19, 2007 (many thanks to Susan Goffe for this).
I believe the time is right for a sensible discussion on this matter, which has been continually swept under the carpet since 2007.