Volunteers Are The Unsung Heroes Of Abortion Care
By Carole Joffe and David S. Cohen
Feb 6, 2018
Abortion is many things in America. Divisive. Politicized. A fact of life. It is also, in the world of health care, unique.
Part of what makes abortion provision unique is that it happens amid relentless efforts to create as many obstacles to it as possible. The preternatural determination of abortion providers overcomes most of these obstacles, but for too many women, there’s something else that makes their abortion possible: volunteers.