Northern Irish woman was reported to police by GP over abortion pills

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Northern Irish woman was reported to police by GP over abortion pills

British Pregnancy Advisory Service says such actions are creating climate of fear that is risking lives in region

Henry McDonald, Ireland correspondent
Tuesday 31 January 2017

A Northern Irish woman who was prosecuted for obtaining abortion pills for her underage pregnant daughter was reported to police by a GP, the British Pregnancy Advisory Service has revealed.

Launching an information campaign in Northern Ireland aimed at helping women access safe abortion medication and follow-up services, the BPAS said that a climate of fear over such prosecutions was risking lives in the region.

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Source,The Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jan/31/northern-ireland-woman-was-reported-to-police-by-gp-over-abortion-pills