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2002 Netherlands (born in Portugal)

I felt stupid for getting pregnant, guilty and irresponsible for not being more carefull with my body. I felt ashamed that something like that happened to me, because I'm not a teenager anymore and know how to not get pregnant. I felt afraid that I would damage my body, that it would hurt, but I was sure I didn't want to have a baby at that time and with that boyfriend.

It's was nothing special. No pain, no trauma, just a choice, just a medical procedure.

I would be unhappy, the child would be unhappy, my boyfriend would be unhappy.

Did the illegality of your abortion affect your feelings?

Yes. It's much easier to make a decision when you know that you can get the right support and help for your choice.

How did other people react to your abortion?

Abortion is illegal in Portugal.

yunni lee

yo aborte. por mi situación económica, por tener otro hijo, porque estudio y…

Blue

The decision was easy, but the emotions were not.

The person who got me…

Jude

....because my pregnancy was unexpected and I did not want another child. My…

K

I was extremely lucky to find a safe place for my abortion.

Dita

I choose abortion hard at the beginning but I know this is the right choice

Domi

Cześć stwierdziłam że wreszcie tu napiszę. Aborcje przeprowadziłam jakoś po…

jaque

com dor e com culpa

M. .

Fiz um aborto e me sinto aliviada. Agradeço muito a toda a equipe do Women on…

Esperanza

El adiós más difícil.

Mandy Amanda

Hora de recomeçar

Anna Cavalcante

Olá, o meu nome é Anna, eu fiquei grávida aos 18 anos, e devido à minha idade

Paulina

To była historia inna niż wszystkie. Mam wspaniałą rodzine. Męża i niespełna 2…

Abril Violeta

cuando tenía 24 años, recién terminaba la licenciatura, estaba desempleada, en…

Karolina B

Kiedy spóźniła mi się miesiączka ... Wtedy juz wiedziałam że to ciąża .

Guid

Não me arrependo!

kate swanson

I didn't intend it to, but safe, legal abortion played a huge part in my family…

anita nyaera

I had three abortions latest being 2018.I feel guilty but I had no choice.

Anne

Que alivio!

M

Cześć. Mam 21 lat. Byłam w około 2- 3 tygodniu ciąży. Jestem już po aborcji…