It’s not just me.

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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Women don’t want to hide anymore

Abortion Diary Entry 153: Anonymous, 43 (Manchester, England 2013)

Anonymous shares her story of needing to travel to England from Northern Ireland for an abortion. Abortion is illegal in Northern Ireland.

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(Published on March 30, 2017 | Listener: Melissa Madera | Location: Belfast, Northern Ireland)

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