Religion and politics clash over Sierra Leone abortion bill

Religion and politics clash over Sierra Leone abortion bill

Religion and politics clash over Sierra Leone abortion bill Religion : Christian and Muslim religious leaders wait to meet parliament members to oppose a law that would have legalized abortion in Freetown, Sierra Leone, January 27, 2016. REUTERS/Umaru Fofana FREETOWN (Reuters) – When she was 15, long before she became gender adviser to Sierra Leone’s president, Naasu Fofanah was raped by her church pastor. With her mother’s help, she had an abortion, a decision she does not regret, even though it involved breaking the law. “That is the choice I…

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