Abortion Laws in Tajikistan
|Law, Regulations||Law N°179 on protection of public health, 1997; Order N°121 of Ministry of Health, 2000.|
|Indications||Life, physical or mental health, fetal impairment, rape, socio-economic grounds.|
|Time limit||Life or physical or mental health (anytime), fetal impairment (unclear), rape or socio-economic grounds (22 weeks).|
|Location of Services||Approved clinic.|
The abortion law of Tajikistan is largely the same of the law of the Russian Federation. Abortions may be performed on request during the first 12 weeks of pregnancy and on various grounds thereafter.