STORIES FROM
AROUND THE WORLD

AUSTRALIAN ABORTION STORIES

A podcast to share unheard stories.
Hosted on Kaurna Country

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'I HAD ONE TOO'
The online platform for women to share abortion stories.

One year after having an abortion, Angela Cooper remembers the sense of shame. Not only shame, but shock that she would feel this way. The 29-year-old had grown up in a liberal, pro-choice family, and had worked as sex ed teacher, publicly supporting reproductive rights. She thought that if anyone would be pragmatic about having an abortion, it'd be her. It didn't work out that way. Angela later told her story to the young founders of a new online platform set up to "change the narrative" around reproductive health through "addressing the stigma and misinformation surrounding abortion"
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STORIES FROM PALESTINE
Palestinian Family Planning and Protection Association (PFPPA)

Women and girls in Palestine face a number of difficulties and challenges. The ongoing occupation and lack of sitting government as well as high unemployment has led to poverty and inequality, while an increasingly conservative society and traditionally patriarchal culture has led to increased gender-inequality and lack of access to sexual and reproductive healthcare. The current abortion law unfairly pushes women to risk their lives and health to attempt to end their unwanted pregnancies in unsafe ways.
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The ABORTION DIARY
One Diary. Countless Stories.

The Abortion Diary is a space for people to speak out against the shame, stigma, secrecy and isolation surrounding abortion by generating, sharing and receiving personal stories.  People around the world are able to share their personal stories, and empower others to give testimony about their personal experiences and choices surrounding abortion.
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2 + ABORTIONS WORLDWIDE

Our 2+ Stories. We are building a multi-media collection of true stories. Some come from people who have written to us. Others we find in articles, books, magazines, social media and websites.

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