Abortion Stories: Breaking the Silence

The following clip comes from the documentary When Abortion was Illegal: Untold Stories (1992).



Many feminist campaigns are engaged in breaking the culture of silence and shame that surrounds abortion. Statistically, one in three women of childbearing age will have one at some point in her life, yet we rarely hear their stories. New York Magazine recently published the stories of 26 diverse women, who talk about their circumstances and decisions.


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