New website offers US women help to perform their own abortions
With reproductive rights under threat, Women Help Women gives legal and medical advice to women who may be taking matters into their own hands
Thursday 27 April 2017
Fearful that Donald Trump’s presidency poses a once-in-a-generation threat to US reproductive rights, an international advocacy group this week is unveiling what is sure to be a controversial response: a web portal dedicated to helping US women terminate their own pregnancies with abortion-inducing drugs they have obtained outside of a medical setting.
The project, launched by Women Help Women, is a nod to the fact that many US women may already be taking matters into their own hands as abortion options in this country contract.
Continued at source: The Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/apr/27/abortion-website-women-help-women