Choice, Interrupted: Travel and Inequality of Access to Abortion Services since the 1960s

@article{Sethna2013ChoiceIT,
  title={Choice, Interrupted: Travel and Inequality of Access to Abortion Services since the 1960s},
  author={Christabelle Sethna and Beth Palmer and Katrina R. Ackerman and Nancy Janovicek},
  journal={Labour / Le Travail},
  year={2013},
  volume={71},
  pages={29 - 48}
}
Travel is one of many extra-legal barriers that restrict access to abortion services. Paradoxically, women travel at the international, domestic, and local levels to circumvent legal and/or extra-legal barriers to access. Through an examination of four specific Canadian responses to inequality of access to abortion services relative to shifts in the legal terrain from the 1960s onwards, the authors demonstrate that travel signifies an interruption to reproductive choice. Women went to Britain… CONTINUE READING

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