We are well into the 21st century and yet Irish women are still subjecting themselves to DIY abortions

Helen has other things to worry about apart from whether she’s part of a disturbing new social trend. She’s pregnant. Again. She already has two young children, and an unsupportive, disinterested husband.

10th January, 2009

Helen has other things to worry about apart from whether she’s part of a disturbing new social trend. She’s pregnant. Again. She already has two young children, and an unsupportive, disinterested husband.

Actually, he’s not totally disinterested. He did take it upon himself to go on the internet and order her an ‘online abortion’. She doesn’t want to take the pills that arrived in an unmarked, brown envelope a couple of...

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