'I am a criminal. What is my crime?': the human toll of abortion in Afghanistan

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When Maryam had an abortion, her husband beat and humiliated her. Her story is not unusual in Afghanistan, yet illegal, unsafe terminations are on the rise

As a newlywed, Maryam’s husband promised to let her finish her university degree. Then she got pregnant, and everything changed.

“For a week, I was in shock. If my husband’s family knew I was pregnant, they would never let me finish university,” Maryam said.

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The honour of these girls is more important than religion

I think the midwives and doctors are making a big mistake. God will never forgive them

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