Opposition MP Pushes For Ensuring Access To Abortion In All Hospitals

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Image: Anka Mrak Taritaš Official facebook page
Image: Anka Mrak Taritaš Official facebook page

Mrak Taritaš told a news conference that the legal regulations enabling right to conscientious objection in lawful medical care were “rather fluid” and could be broadly interpreted, which was why the application of the right to conscientious objection became the main obstacle to the access to abortion in healthcare institutions.

Mrak-Taritaš presented data collected by the Platform for Reproductive Justice NGO showing that in 2020, out of 29 public healthcare institutions that had licences for abortion, eight did not provide services of termination of pregnancy due to the right to conscientious objection.

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