Abortion in Cuba

The abortion in Cuba is legal and is available on request in January , which is not common in Latin America , where there are countries where even any kind of abortion becomes illegal.

Abortion is illegal in Chile , Nicaragua , and El Salvador . Dr. Sosa Marin of the National Commission for Family Planning has stated “the right to abortion is the right of women and their partners.” 2

In 2009, 84724 abortions were reported in Cuba. Current legislation on abortion in Cuba was adopted in 1968. 3


  1. Back to top↑ United Nations . “Cuba” (in English) . Consulted the 2016 .
  2. Back to top↑ Dr. Jose Marti. “Abortion and Infanticide in Cuba” (in English) .
  3. Back to top↑ Johnston Robert (March 11, 2011). «Historical abortion statistics, Cuba» . Consulted the 2016 .