One in five workers has abortion experience – union survey
80% of respondents say women’s health should be priority in reform of abortion law
Thu, Oct 19, 2017
One fifth of workers have had “direct experience of abortion”, according to a survey conducted by researchers at Ulster University.
The study, in which more than 3,000 union members in the Republic and Northern Ireland participated, highlights workplace issues raised by the prohibition on abortion.
These include costs, time off work, stress and in some cases emotional trauma associated with the stigma and isolation, the authors state.