2 December 2016, by Safe Abortion
"Dame Margaret Sparrow was 21 when she carried out her do-it-yourself abortion. The year was 1956; if you didn't want a baby, there were few ways out. She sent away for an inky-black elixir from a chemist rumoured to know about such things, and it arrived in the post in a brown paper bag.
Professor Mahmoud F Fathalla: "unarguably the greatest women's health rights champion of the last century" at 80-something
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Source: International Campaign for Women's Right to Safe Abortion