Where Is Attempting Suicide Illegal?

And yes, this is in 2020

Photo by Bill Oxford on Unsplash

Why suicide first became illegal

Western countries

What India’s up to

Other countries

  • Africa: Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda
  • Americas: Bahamas, Guyana
  • Asia: Bangladesh, Brunei, Jordan, Lebanon, Malaysia, Myanmar, Oman, Pakistan, Syria, U.A.E., Yemen
  • Europe: Cyprus, Georgia
  • Oceania: Papua New Guinea

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Ashley L. Peterson

Author of 4 books — latest is A Brief History of Stigma | Mental health blogger | Former MH nurse | Living with depression | mentalhealthathome.org