The people fighting the world’s harshest abortion law

    Updated 1138 GMT (1938 HKT) July 10, 2017

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      At an abortion rights demonstration, this campaigner has a message for the Catholic Church: quot;Keep your rosaries away from our ovaries.quot;At an abortion rights demonstration, this campaigner has a message for the Catholic Church: quot;Keep your rosaries away from our ovaries.quot;A man reads a paper headlined: quot;Court protects life of Beatriz and child.quot; Beatriz, a chronically ill Salvadoran woman was denied an abortion in 2013, despite the fact her fetus was unviable.A man reads a paper headlined: quot;Court protects life of Beatriz and child.quot; Beatriz, a chronically ill Salvadoran woman was denied an abortion in 2013, despite the fact her fetus was unviable.

        Activists take part in a protest calling for the decriminalization of abortion in San Salvador in October 2016.Activists take part in a protest calling for the decriminalization of abortion in San Salvador in October 2016.

          Salvadoran women campaign for the decriminalization of abortion in the capital, San Salvador on February 23, 2017.Salvadoran women campaign for the decriminalization of abortion in the capital, San Salvador on February 23, 2017.

            Morena Herrera, a former Marxist guerrilla commander, is now the Director of the San Salvador Feminist Collective.Morena Herrera, a former Marxist guerrilla commander, is now the Director of the San Salvador Feminist Collective.A woman participates in a march on the International Day of Action for the Decriminalization of Abortion in 2012.A woman participates in a march on the International Day of Action for the Decriminalization of Abortion in 2012.Dennis Muñoz, a lawyer working with rights groups to free women in prison on abortion charges, talks during a radio program.Dennis Muñoz, a lawyer working with rights groups to free women in prison on abortion charges, talks during a radio program.A bill calling for the relaxation of El Salvadors abortion law is under consideration, but has yet to come to a vote.A bill calling for the relaxation of El Salvadors abortion law is under consideration, but has yet to come to a vote.Pope Francis extends Catholic priests power to forgive abortionPope Francis extends Catholic priests power to forgive abortion

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