In Senegal, women kill own babies due to strict abortion laws

By Misha Hussain DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Strict abortion laws in Senegal are forcing women to seek clandestine abortions and as a last resort kill their own infants, according to a new report by human rights groups. Backstreet abortions and infanticide, a consequence of the West African nation's abortion legislation, account for 38 percent of detention cases among women in Senegal …