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My personal struggle amid the global fight for abortion rights | Behind The Headlines

After a nightmare struggle to access abortion services in the UK which put her close to the cut-off point for a surgical abortion, The Independent’s Women’s Correspondent, Maya Oppenheim, decided to speak out about her experience and saw herself subject to online abuse from anti-abortion trolls in the process.

Since then, the US Supreme Court has struck down Roe v Wade, the landmark decision that legalised abortion nationwide in 1973, putting abortion rights under a global spotlight.

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