Here’s What It’s Like To Get An Illegal Abortion

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Here’s What It’s Like To Get An Illegal Abortion

“No one should have to go through this alone, so I studied hard and I became like an underground expert in abortion.”
by Susie Armitage, BuzzFeed Global Managing Editor
posted on Jan. 26, 2017

Six countries completely ban abortion, even when it’s necessary to save a pregnant woman’s life. Dozens more have very limited exceptions that make most abortions illegal.

As abortion access continues to be threatened, discussed and hotly debated around the globe, there’s one perspective we don’t often hear enough of: people who have actually had an abortion.

BuzzFeed Health asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us about their abortions. The form was shared widely and translated into multiple languages. We received over 1,200 responses to the English form alone.

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Source, Buzzfeed: https://www.buzzfeed.com/susiearmitage/heres-what-its-like-to-get-an-illegal-abortion?utm_term=.teopAk0MVQ#.fe482yLMqX