Termination of Pregnancy/Abortion in Malaysia

Information about Malaysia's abortion laws as well as details on family planning and contraception...

Abortion is legal in Malaysia in the following situations only:

  • When a woman's life is in danger
  • When a woman's physical health is in danger
  • When a woman's mental health is in danger

Furthermore, a woman must consent to an abortion, and she must have a medical professional's authorisation.

The legal period within which an abortion can take place is 120 days.

  • For further information from the Federation of Reproductive Health Associations, Malaysia (FRHAM): Click here
Contraception

Condoms, contraceptive pills and the morning-after pill are widely available. Condoms can be purchased in most pharmacies and supermarkets. The pill, including the morning-after pill, can be obtained from pharmacies without a prescription for women over the age of 18. A consultation with a gynaecologist/obstetrician is required for any other form of contraception.

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