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Europe Council charges Italy with discrimination because few doctors perform abortions

April 11, 2016

The Council of Europe has complained that Italian women face "significant difficulty" in finding abortion providers, and therefore the country is violating women's rights.

Abortion is legal in Italy, but few doctors perform abortions.  The nation's largest trade union, GCIL, had filed a complaint charging that doctors who agree to perform abortions face discrimination. 


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  • Posted by: Arms of Moses - Apr. 12, 2016 12:25 AM ET USA

    This Council of Europe sounds like a group that has little to do and is trying to flesh out a story where there is none...LEAVE ITALY ALONE