Abortion Diary Entry 165: C.G.C., 20 (Manchester, England 2012)*
C.G.C. shares her story of traveling from Galway, Ireland to Manchester, England for an abortion when she was 16 years old. Ireland has one of the most restrictive abortion laws in Europe. It is estimated that every day an average of 10 women travel from Ireland to Britain for an abortion. On May 25th, voters in Ireland will vote on repealing its constitutional ban on abortion (the Eighth Amendment).
(Published on May 10, 2018 | Listener: Melissa Madera | Location: Galway, Ireland)
*This story was recorded in June of 2016.
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