No One’s Decision But Mine

Posted on October 7, 2015 in Abort The Stigma, [email protected], Sexual Health, Staff Picks, Taboos, The Drawing Room

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Abortion is an important part of sexual and reproductive health and rights. The decision should lie entirely with the woman, without any shame or stigma of being judged for it.

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The issue of abortion and conversation surrounding it are both highly stigmatized. Yet open discussion about abortion is necessary for making progress toward reproductive justice. CREA and Youth Ki Awaaz through #AbortTheStigma have taken a step toward creating a space for these conversations that will contribute to breaking the stigma and shame attached to abortion.