What’s Current: Three women die every day in the Philippines due to unsafe abortions

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Herbs, medicine, painful “massage,” and other more barbaric methods of ending pregnancy cause three women to die every day from post-abortion complications in the Philippines, where abortion is banned.

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Meghan Murphy
Meghan Murphy

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Meghan Murphy is a freelance writer and journalist. She has been podcasting and writing about feminism since 2010 and has published work in numerous national and international publications, including The Spectator, UnHerd, the CBC, New Statesman, Vice, Al Jazeera, The Globe and Mail, and more. Meghan completed a Masters degree in the department of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies at Simon Fraser University in 2012 and lives in Vancouver, B.C. with her dog.

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