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In the DRC, abortion is generally prohibited. It is only legally permitted when the pregnancy endangers the life of the pregnant person. The abortion laws originally come from the 1867 Penal Code of Belgium, which were then incorporated into the Penal Code of the Democratic Republic of the Congo in the nineteenth century.<ref name="ww_drc">[https://www.womenonwaves.org/en/page/4985/abortion-law-congo Abortion law Congo]</ref>
 
In the DRC, abortion is generally prohibited. It is only legally permitted when the pregnancy endangers the life of the pregnant person. The abortion laws originally come from the 1867 Penal Code of Belgium, which were then incorporated into the Penal Code of the Democratic Republic of the Congo in the nineteenth century.<ref name="ww_drc">[https://www.womenonwaves.org/en/page/4985/abortion-law-congo Abortion law Congo]</ref>
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For information on abortion practices and issues in the DRC, you can check out [https://www.guttmacher.org/fact-sheet/abortion-kinshasa Guttmacher Institute: Induced Abortion and Postabortion Care in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo Induced Abortion and Postabortion Care in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (2018].
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For information on abortion practices and issues in the DRC, you can check out the [https://www.guttmacher.org/fact-sheet/abortion-kinshasa Kinshasa 2018 factsheet from the Guttmacher Institute].
    
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