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When is an abortion legal?

Find out when you can terminate a pregnancy and who should be doing it.

‘It didn’t take long for [the fetus] to come out. There was a human-like form.’

Left with little choice, many women turn to illegal abortionists to terminate their pregnancies.

How to spot an illegal abortion

Here are three ways to tell whether or not you might be going for an abortion at an illegitimate practitioner.

Moral crusade condemns SA women to die

Backstreet abortion ‘doctors’ profit from stigma as patients are stripped of their dignity – and lives.

Abortion turns into a nightmare

Personal beliefs sometimes collide with healthcare providers’ professional responsibilities.

Laws may allow abortion, but it’s much harder to change attitudes

Termination is a legal right, yet thousands still turn to backstreet abortionists, reflecting the ignorance and stigma that surround the issue.

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