Reproductive health protection and the abortion prohibition in Indonesia


  • Edy Nurcahyo Universitas Muhammadiyah Buton, Baubau, Indonesia
  • Ibrahim R Udayana University, Denpasar, Indonesia
  • Desak Putu Dewi Kasih Udayana University, Denpasar, Indonesia
  • Marwanto Udayana University, Denpasar, Indonesia
  • I Gusti Ketut Ariawan Udayana University, Denpasar, Indonesia


abortion prohibition, psychological violence, reproductive age, reproductive health, reproductive protection, sexual


Reproductive health has an important role in human survival in maintaining the continuity of generations. The research method used is normative legal research. This study using the statutory approach. The results showed that the law has placed reproductive health as a very important part to be protected. Legal protection for reproductive health has been regulated in health law, the form of protection is guaranteeing the fulfillment of the reproductive health rights of every person and guaranteeing the health of mothers of reproductive age. Prohibition of abortion is a form of protection against reproductive health. Abortion is a crime. In Indonesia, abortion is permitted because of medical indications and because of rape victims.


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How to Cite

Nurcahyo, E., Ibrahim R, Kasih, D. P. D., Marwanto, M., & Ariawan, I. G. K. (2021). Reproductive health protection and the abortion prohibition in Indonesia. International Journal of Health Sciences, 5(2), 99-110.



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