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“There are clients who can’t get out of the car – they call up the centre and say they want to get in, but that they can’t walk past those people.”
40 Days For Life reminds us we must come together to smash abortion stigma for good, Shelley Doherty, front of house assistant for Marie Stopes UK Manchester, writes.
I have always been proud of my work, but ‘pro-life’ protests are becoming increasingly devastating for me, my staff and most of all our patients, writes Vivienne Rose.
The future of abortion rights is on the line in a Louisiana case headed to the justices.
After five years, more than 95% of women say it was the right choice for them.
Obstetrician and gynaecologist Dr David Hackney said: "Ectopics are the crazy cherry atop a nightmare sundae.”
"I was shocked when I found out I was pregnant – happy is not a word I would have used to describe it."
Marie Stopes International is calling on you to #SmashAbortionStigma.