75% of Women Who Have Abortions Cite Concern

75% of women who have abortions cite concern for or responsibility to other individuals as a factor in their decision.

Often, women bear the brunt of childrearing and caretaking responsibilities. These responsibilities weigh heavily on women’s choices about their reproductive futures. In fact, 75% of women who have abortions cite concern for or responsibility to other individuals as a factor in their decision. Furthermore, these responsibilities highlight the stakes for each individual woman’s right to determine her reproductive future. In order for this right to be realized, women must have access to a full range of reproductive health care, including abortion care.

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