I'm a 15 year old girl living in a very conservative area where the vast majority are members of a pretty conservative Christian religion....
Safe, legal, affordable, and uninhibited access to abortion is a global issue and necessity. Read more to get a current, international, intersectional picture of both the existing access and the existing barriers.
A resource that helps people in Europe locate abortion clinics near them. It also provides general information on abortions laws in each country.
Let’s say one day you find out you’re pregnant. And let’s say that after considering your options – carrying the pregnancy to term and becoming a parent, adoption, or abortion – you’ve decided that the best choice for you is to terminate your pregnancy. That’s fine! Depending on where you live, though, accessing abortion care could be an issue. This guide is here to help you figure out how to access the care you need.
A map from the Guttmacher Institute that shows what, if any, parental involvement laws a minor seeking an abortion has to deal with in each state.
Legal scholar and reproductive rights expert Carol Sanger talks about barriers to abortion access and supporting pregnant teens.
In every state where consent or notification is required for a minor to get an abortion, there's also a judicial bypass option. Here's the history and mechanics of judicial bypass laws.
I'm 13 and bisexual. I'd really like to have sex, but I've always been told to wait. Problem is I feel like I'll break down, if I don't have an experience soon. Am I too young? I also don't know how long I should wait till I have sex with a boyfriend/girlfriend help me please!...
I really want to have sex for the first time. But I am only thirteen. I know vaguely what to do and I know to use protection. But I was talking to my 17-year-old cousin (who has had sex before) if it hurt his girlfriend the first time. And he had said that she was screaming and she felt as if she wanted to die. This information scared me a little too much for comfort....