After discovering their pregnancy, minors often face tremendous physiological and psychological impacts and one of their choices is to abort the fetus. According to the Genetic Health Law, a minor cannot have abortion without the consent of her parents or legal guardians. The regulation in fact endangers those minors who are unable or unwilling to seek permission from their parents or legal guardians. This article introduces present legal system in abortion and the criticisms toward it. Afterwards, this article discusses about the reproductive rights of the minors and proposes suggestions to the regulation of minors' abortion.
- reproductive rights
- Genetic Health Law