[JURIST] The Supreme Court of Argentina [official website, in Spanish] ruled [judgment, in Spanish] on Tuesday that rape victims cannot be prosecuted for seeking abortions. The Supreme Court unanimously affirmed [BBC report] the lower court's ruling which allowed a 15-year-old girl to obtain an abortion after she was sexually assaulted by her stepfather. In its decision, the court adopted a broad interpretation of Section II, Article 86 of the Argentine Penal Code [text, in Spanish], which outlaws abortion except to...

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