Termination of Pregnancy and Abortion in Cyprus

Information on who to contact and how to proceed in the event of an unwanted pregnancy...

Abortions in Cyprus are legal in the following circumstances, and can be performed at a public hospital:

  • To save the life of the pregnant woman
  • To preserve physical or mental health of the woman
  • To terminate a pregnancy following rape or incest
  • To terminate a pregnancy in the event of foetal impairment

A termination of pregnancy is not allowed for economic or social reasons or on request of the pregnant mother or her family.

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