Viva La Vulva

Jaw Jaw Not Abortion War: Can We Debate Without Fear?

Lisa Hallgarten | Posted 27.01.2017 | UK Politics
Lisa Hallgarten

When women seeking abortion are targeted outside clinics, when clinic escorts are assaulted, when anti-abortion protestors' tactics are to intimidate and maximise distress, it feels a bit too much like war. For those of us who want to engage in this debate but prefer 'jaw jaw to war war', verbatim theatre like 'I told my mum....' is a brilliant place to start.