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Case for Abortion in Pakistan

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Although legalization of abortion in Pakistan is a very problematic measure to implement, but as we consider the positive aspects of abortion, its legalization may prove to be beneficial for the community as a whole.

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Case for Abortion in Pakistan

  1. 1. Abortion Hamza Faisal
  2. 2.  Interruption of Pregnancy  In medical terms, it can be referred to as termination of a pregnancy before the normal development of a fetus. What is Abortion?
  3. 3. Abortions in Pakistan  Abortion is illegal in Pakistan  Section 338 of the Pakistan Penal code
  4. 4. Thesis Although legalization of abortion in Pakistan is a very problematic measure to implement, but as we consider the positive aspects of abortion, its legalization may prove to be beneficial for the community as a whole.
  5. 5. Why hasn’t Pakistan been able to legalize abortions?  Why legalization of abortion is a problem in Pakistan? (Arguments AGAINST)  Unfavorable government policies  Negative attitude of medical Practitioners towards abortion  Religious extremism
  6. 6. Why hasn’t Pakistan been able to legalize abortions?  Why Pakistan needs legalization of abortion? (Arguments FOR)  Pro-Choice, women have a moral right to decide what to do with their bodies  Victims of rape  Islam, religion of majority  Banning does not stop abortions, it simply makes them unsafe

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