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Mexico City divided over legalized abortion

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Uploaded on Nov 20, 2008

Over a year after Mexico City legalized abortion, women may still find it difficult to abort during the first 12 weeks of pregnancy. Eighty-five percent of doctors in the citys public hospitals have declared themselves conscientious objectors and the medical costs are high.

The controversial move to legalize abortion has been challenged in the Supreme Court and upheld. Ninety percent of Mexicos population is Catholic.
Martin Savidge travels to populous Mexico City, where the abortion debate rages on.

To see what bloggers in Mexico and elsewhere are saying in support or opposition to the citys legalization of abortion — a rarity in Latin American countries - click here: http://worldfocus.org/blog/2008/11/20...

Worldfocus video podcast: http://feeds.feedburner.com/worldfocus

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