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Woman faces jail time for having a stillborn baby

30 years in prison — for having a stillborn baby. The laws in El Salvador put women behind bars for abortions or miscarriages.

05/02/2018 1:01 PM
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114 comments

  • Jim L.
    05/02/2018 13:40

    Ah... thstxs ridiculous..where is the common sense anymore...?

  • Johnny B.
    05/02/2018 13:45

    Stupid fucking conservative Spaniards.

  • Muteteri O.
    05/02/2018 14:08

    So sad

  • Yvonne D.
    05/02/2018 14:16

    Wow it's already hard the mother loses a child and they but her in jail for something they can't control. So sad

  • Alessandra M.
    05/02/2018 15:17

    In this day and age please explain how it is possible to still OMGhave such events happening? Wrong on so many levels

  • Alessandra M.
    05/02/2018 15:19

    OMG In this day and age how is this allowed to happen? So wrong on so many levels

  • Brut
    05/02/2018 15:36

    Update: More and more women in El Salvador convicted of similar crimes are having their sentences commuted. https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2018/mar/13/el-salvador-woman-jailed-stillbirth-set-free-maira-veronica-figueroa-marroquin

  • Max R.
    05/02/2018 16:39

    Moronic laws

  • Errol L.
    05/02/2018 16:58

    Male judges prejudice "machismo " ignorance still a tribe 🙄

  • Caroline T.
    05/02/2018 17:40

    Human rights organisations or external governments must do something to stop this!

  • Cliver S.
    05/02/2018 18:10

    That's a stupid and backward law.

  • Marycarmen G.
    05/02/2018 18:54

    wtf

  • Marco W.
    05/02/2018 19:21

    Similar to what happens to poor or not wealthy people here in Mexico .....

  • Ivana V.
    05/02/2018 19:47

    sick.

  • Kitana U.
    05/02/2018 20:23

    What kind of wickedness is this!!!

  • Kelly K.
    05/02/2018 20:34

    and those highly educated r involved in this unfair activity 😐😐😐...like from which angle the woman was in fault ?..I wonder what they are gonna do ..if their wives or married-off daughters had ever met this faith ?😑

  • Pamela P.
    05/02/2018 21:06

    over na

  • Darlenis D.
    05/02/2018 21:20

    Que desgracia de ley

  • Dustin R.
    05/02/2018 21:46

    People are straight fucked

  • Lance P.
    05/02/2018 22:19

    Chances for miscarriages are actually pretty high. This is messed up.