02/29/2016 09:30 am ET

My 'Thank-You' Letter To An Abortion Doctor

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In September last year, activist Amelia Bonow told everyone she knows – frankly and without shame – about her abortion. That simple yet deeply taboo gesture snowballed into an international destigmatisation campaign called #ShoutYourAbortion (full disclosure: I helped), which Bonow is expanding in 2016 – a welcome development as the US barrels toward an election that could put women’s reproductive health services in jeopardy.

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