Need an Abortion? There’s an App for That

Need an Abortion? There’s an App for That

by Steph Herold
Published on January 22, 2020

If you needed accurate, evidence-based information about abortion, would you know how or where to find it? Most people have a hard time distinguishing fact from fiction when it comes to abortion, and you really can’t blame them: Anti-abortion misinformation is everywhere, from fake pregnancy centers to racist, shaming billboards to your state legislature. And now there’s an even more intimate way to access abortion information that can be truthful and reliable or wildly misleading—an app on your smartphone.

https://www.bitchmedia.org/article/abortion-apps-spreading-misinformation


As Abortion Access Dwindles, App Offers Safe and Discreet Options

As Abortion Access Dwindles, App Offers Safe and Discreet Options

By Erin Sagen
YES! Magazine
Published December 5, 2019

Each year, 25 million unsafe abortions are performed around the world. The rate of unsafe abortions is higher where access to skilled providers and effective contraception is limited or unavailable, or where sexual education is lacking.

Accessing medically accurate information about abortion can be a sensitive pursuit for people desperate for answers; it’s particularly dire if they’re pregnant without wanting to be. Decisions based on misinformation can lead to disability — and even death.

Continued: https://truthout.org/articles/as-abortion-access-dwindles-app-offers-safe-and-discreet-options/


As Abortion Access Dwindles, This App Offers Safe, Discreet Options

As Abortion Access Dwindles, This App Offers Safe, Discreet Options
Obtaining medically accurate information about abortion can be difficult yet dire for pregnant people desperate for answers.

Erin Sagen
posted Sep 24, 2019

Each year, 25 million unsafe abortions are performed around the world. The rate of unsafe abortions is higher where access to skilled providers and effective contraception is limited or unavailable, or where sexual education is lacking.

Accessing medically accurate information about abortion can be a sensitive pursuit for people desperate for answers; it’s particularly dire if they’re pregnant without wanting to be. Decisions based on misinformation can lead to disability—and even death.

Continued: https://www.yesmagazine.org/people-power/abortion-unwanted-pregancy-crisis-center-20190924