Video of South African women sharing their experiences of abortion
Video: Real South African abortion stories, News 24, 12 July 2016In this video, five South African women from different walks of life are interviewed and talk about some of the most emotional moments of their lives. Each of them had experienced at least one abortion and talk about abortions that were both legal and illegal. Some of the women chose to have illegal abortions due to the stigma around the procedure, lack of funds and a lack of information. Others went the legal route, but experienced shaming nonetheless. All of them said they hoped their stories will help educate women in South Africa about the importance of safe abortions.