Backstreet abortion clinics are killing Myanmar’s women

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Backstreet abortion clinics are killing Myanmar’s women
PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 02 May, 2017

Agence France-Presse

Thiri’s heart started pounding and her whole body shook after she swallowed the final dose of pills that would end her unwanted pregnancy in a Yangon hotel.

Her boyfriend had abandoned her after finding out she was pregnant – a familiar story in Myanmar, where many consider women “ruined” if they have sex before marriage.

Continued at source: South China Morning Post: http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/southeast-asia/article/2092304/backstreet-abortion-clinics-are-killing-myanmars-women