Qatar, an Arab country in the Middle East is well-known for its high GDP owing to oil and natural gas reserves and now also seen as a futuristic country with tall skyscrapers. It may come as surprise to some that a country classified by the United Nations (UN) as having very high human development, also has restricted abortion rules.
Many women throughout the world suffer from unwanted pregnancies at some stage of their lives. However, they may sometimes not have the right to seek termination for an unwanted pregnancy. Abortions are governed by a certain set of rules in each country which may or may not be the same.
This post intends to help such women living with unwanted pregnancies to learn about their best option for abortion in Qatar.
Abortion laws in Qatar:
Circumstances that permit abortion in Qatar:
Abortion in Qatar is illegal in most circumstances. It is legal only in events where termination of pregnancy seems crucial for saving the woman’s life as diagnosed by three registered medical practitioners.