Abortion stirs up controversy in HungaryBMJ 1998; 316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.316.7137.1037d (Published 04 April 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:1037
- Carl Kovac
Doctors at Kecskemét Hospital in southeast Hungary last week terminated the pregnancy of a 13 year old girl whose request for the procedure has been surrounded by controversy. The abortion was performed only after the minister of welfare, Mihály Kökény, in effect overrode a county court injunction against the termination.
The girl was granted permission for the abortion two weeks ago by the family …