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RK’s Story

RK – Country: The Netherlands How many abortions have you had? Two My circumstances at the time of the abortion. I was 43 years old when I became pregnant.  Michael and I had been in a relationship for over 2 years and we were very happy together, although it had been a very challenging period …

Emily’s Story

How many abortions have you had? One What were your circumstances at the time of your abortion? I had moved out of my boyfriend’s apartment in order to save what was left of a very toxic relationship. We disagreed on lifestyle choices and it wasn’t a good situation. I wanted to travel and he didn’t. …

Trish’s Story

How many abortions have you had? One What were your circumstances at the time of the abortion? Almost 30 years ago I found myself pregnant and scared. I couldn’t confide in family or friends. I was raised a Catholic and my mother always told us not to come home pregnant and bring shame to the …

Adele’s Story

Adele, Down How many abortions have you had? Two What were your circumstances at the time of the abortions? My first abortion was when I was 25 and had just returned from a 9 months travelling experience across Asia.  I had broken up with a long term boyfriend before I left and I left him …

Bernadettes’s story

Name: Bernadette County: Cork How many abortions have you had?One 1. My circumstances at the time of the abortion. I came from a traditional uncomplicated, pious Catholic culture in the west of Ireland. In my late teens I emigrated to England, hoping to experience a world less restrictive, of more opportunity, more exciting. In the …

Lynn’s Story

Lynn Coles, Down  How many abortions have you had?  One What were your circumstances at the time of the abortion?  I was born and brought up in Belfast.  I am sixth of eight siblings.  My parents were not religious in any way but we were sent to Sunday School. I went to a Grammar School …

Lesley’s Story

Lesley, Antrim How many abortions have you had? One. What were your circumstances at the time of the abortion? I was 13 when I was raped by an 18 year old man.  It wasn’t a violent rape but I didn’t really know what was happening as I was naïve.  I didn’t tell anyone about my …

Bernadette’s Story

Bernadette, Cork How many abortions have you had?   One What were your circumstances at the time of the abortion? I came from a traditional uncomplicated, pious Catholic culture in the west of Ireland. In my late teens I emigrated to England, hoping to experience a world less restrictive, of more opportunity, more exciting. In …

Sinéad’s story

How many abortions have you had? One What were your circumstances at the time of your abortion? At 27 years old I was a single parent of one beautiful little girl. The circumstances surrounding my pregnancy with her and the relationship with her father had been fraught with pain and struggle. Two years on I …