In Indonesia, abortion is illegal in most cases. So when young women like me get pregnant but are not ready to have a child, we are forced to seek out dangerous self-administered alternatives.
The Jane Collective created clandestine abortion access before Roe v. Wade, and its ethos persists in networks of volunteers aiding abortion seekers today.
In 2015, Anna Yocca tried to self-induce an abortion with a coat hanger. After spending nearly a year in jail, she's scheduled to be arraigned today—and activists say her case illuminates the dangerous reality for women living in states with harsh...
Before abortion was legal in America, women had to resort to back-alley procedures—including many celebrities, whose carefully guarded images would be threatened if the public found out.
According to government figures, fewer women are traveling from Ireland to access abortion in the rest of the UK. But abortion rights activists say the numbers don't match up with what they're seeing.