CJ Koivuniemi

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I had an abortion. I was twenty years old and living in Ireland, a country known for its stance in abortion rights. At the time I was a product of my Catholic conservative upbringing, and I was not a supporter of abortion rights, to say the least. But when I took a pregnancy test, I knew I couldn't have a child in my current situation. I hadn't finished University, I had no money, I didn't have any help for a pregnancy and childbirth and rearing a child. I had an abortion through Women On Web four years ago and I finally feel like I can tell my story. It's been more than four years and having the power and autonomy to end a pregnancy and continue my individual life has continued to improve my life. I have a career, a partner, and things in my life that an unwanted pregnancy and child would have barred me from. I advocate for abortion rights because it's personal.

2014 Ireland

What were your feelings about doing the abortion/s?

How did you do the abortion?

Painful but fortunately, no complications.

What was your situation at this time?

Het die onwettigheid van u aborsie u gevoelens beïnvloed?

Yes. I felt trapped and lost, like there was no way out and death was the only option.

Hoe het ander mense op u aborsie gereageer?

My family doesn't know because if they knew, they would never speak to me again. My partner is supportive and validates how alone I felt. My therapist validates and listens and offers support and healing. No one else knows.

legal/illegal

What is your religion?

elizabet campos

aborte hace 3 semanas y tenia un embarazo de 3 semanas nose aun si fue la…

Ray

Toda mulher tem direito à um aborto seguro, não importa quais sejam seus…

Kiara

Lo hice por amor al bebé, no me merecía como mamá.

mimi

mi aborto. siempre te voy a recordar pequeña semillita

Samanta

Uma escolha difícil.

Saraith saraith

Perdoneme mi bebe, te amare siempre!

K

Medical abortion is easy, provides instant relief

Hope

Zakochałam się w mężczyźnie o 13 lat starszym. Zawrócił mi w głowie. Jest…

Lucille 2

I had an abortion. I got pregnant from a brief relationship and very…

F. B

Vivi 2 meses em um pesadelo

Mandy Amanda

Hora de recomeçar

Emily Mars

O pesadelo de uma gravidez indesejada.

Meg.

Your a strong women!

raay

Com 17 semanas, sem dores nem complicações . Eu engravidei numa recaida, tomei…

Rocio Rocio

14 semanas

Magda

Może jestem bez serca ale niczego nie żałuję. ja chyba nie nadaję się na matkę…

Joana

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