The 77 Percent — Should Gambia relax its laws on abortion?
Women in The Gambia cannot have an abortion. The termination of a pregnancy is a controversial issue in the West African nation, where strong religious views and restrictive laws push many women to use unsafe methods. The Gambia reflects a broader trend across much of Africa. On this week’s edition of #The77Percent, we ask if Gambia’s abortion laws need to be relaxed?