The possibility of unwanted pregnancy is also substantial. Mexican rape crisis centers report that 15 to 18 percent of their clients become pregnant because of rape, a figure consistent with data from Korea and Thailand (COVAC 1990; CAMVAC 1985; Arehavanitlcui and Pramnalratana 1990; Shim 1992). Rape victims in Mexico have more options than victims in many other countries: a new law requires judges to rule on a rape survivor’s request for an abortion within five working days. But in countries in which abortion is illegal even in eases of rape, or where safe abortion services are inaccessible or prohibitively expensive, thousands of women must suffer the double humiliation of being raped and then being compelled to bear the rapist’s child.[…]