South Africa: Left with little choice, many women turn to illegal abortionists to terminate their pregnancies.

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'It didn't take long for it to come out. I think there was a human-like form.'
17 Feb 2017, Ina Skosana

Left with little choice, many women turn to illegal abortionists to terminate their pregnancies.

The young woman started undressing while the man prepared the medication, breaking one tablet in half. She took off her jeans and her panties and lowered herself on to the mattress on the floor.

The man put on a pair of white surgical gloves, then got down on his knees at the foot of the makeshift bed. He slowly pushed the tablets into her vagina. The 23-year-old woman was lying in a flat in downtown Johannesburg. She stared motionlessly at the ceiling.

Continued at source: Bhekisisa: http://bhekisisa.org/article/2017-02-16-illegal-abortions-inadequate-services-leave-women-in-a-deadly-lurch/