An exploratory study of what happens to women who are denied abortions in Cape Town, South Africa

@inproceedings{Harries2015AnES,
  title={An exploratory study of what happens to women who are denied abortions in Cape Town, South Africa},
  author={Jane. Harries and Caitlin Elisabeth Gerdts and Mariette Momberg and Diana Greene Foster},
  booktitle={Reproductive health},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Despite the change in legal status of abortion in South Africa in 1996, barriers to access remain. Stigma associated with abortion provision and care, privacy concerns, and negative provider attitudes often discourage women from seeking legal abortion services and sometimes force women outside of the legal system. What happens when women present for abortion at a designated abortion facility and are denied abortions due to gestational limits or other factors-is unknown. Whether women… CONTINUE READING
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