May 14, 2021

Salvadoran woman impregnated after rape faces 20 years in jail for alleged attempted abortion

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By Maria Sherman From Jezebel Imelda Cortez, a 20-year-old woman from San Miguel, El Salvador, faces up to 20 years in prison on an attempted murder charge after being accused of attempting a home abortion. According to The Guardian, she was impregnated by her rapist, her 70-year-old stepfather, who Cortez says began abusing her when […]