Reproductive Rights: A Global Issue

You_Are_Not_AloneWomen Around the World: Since we started this web project we realized very quickly that there are literally millions of reasons why a woman would want to end her pregnancy. Here are a small sampling of the thousands of stories we’ve received from women around the world.

Any person reading these stories, no matter how they feel about abortion will realize what a complicated issue this is. Read these stories with compassion for they were written by women at an extreme time of stress in their lives . . .

All punctuation, spelling and grammar have been left as they were. Only personal details have been changed such as names to protect the identities of these women.

Pregnant Women who did NOT Consent to Sex . . .

Pregnancy Stories from Women who Consented to Sex . . .

  1. Women who used Condoms
  2. Women who were on the Pill
  3. Women who are Pregnant with Health Issues
  4. Women who have Too Many Children
  5. Women who Can’t afford to have a baby
  6. Women who would have to Drop out of School

Religion Related stories of Pregnant Women seeking an Abortion . . .

  1. Hindu Women seeking a Natural Miscarriage
  2. Muslim Women seeking a Natural Miscarriage
  3. Christian Women seeking a Natural Miscarriage

Women who face(d) various Negative Consequences for being Pregnant . . .

  1. Negative Family Consequences
  2. Previous Surgical Abortion PTSD
  3. Tried Dangerous Abortion Methods