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Harsh abortion sentences are putting Malagasy women at risk

Medical Tools belonging to a woman practicing illegal abortion are displayed on a table in her living room on July 25, 2019 in Antananarivo. - In Madagascar, the predominantly Christian island state where the Pope is expected in early September, abortion is illegal, including in cases of rape, and punishable by 10 years in prison. In this poor country of 25 million inhabitants, three women die each day following a "spontaneous or induced abortion," according to Lalaina Razafinirinasoa, national leader of the British-based family planning NGO, Marie Stopes International. (Photo by GIANLUIGI GUERCIA / AFP)

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