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Proposals to decriminalise abortion up to 24 weeks will open the door to sex selection of foetuses, campaigners have claimed.

An amendment to the Criminal Justice Bill – which is due to be debated next week – would end the prosecution of women if they abort before 24 weeks.

However, there are fears that women will face pressure to abort foetuses because they are female, opening the door to sex selection.

In England, Scotland and Wales, abortion is legal up to 24 weeks with the approval of two doctors.

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