Accepting the global reality of “self-help” abortions
Informative and thought-provoking blog by Marge Berer - the coordinator on the International Campaign for Women's Right to Safe Abortion and an endorser of Women Help Women.
"Taking medical abortion pills at home to have an abortion, mostly before ten weeks of pregnancy, though not always, is happening in most countries across the world, and each year more than ever. It is happening both in countries where terminating most pregnancies is still a criminal offence and registered abortion services are not available, and also increasingly where legal abortion may be available but is very expensive, and/or fraught with barriers and burdensome requirements, and/or requires travelling a long distance for services, including having to cross a border." .....
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