Lost: Illegal Abortion Stories

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Carlton, Vic., Apr 1, 2006 - Health & Fitness - 214 pages
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A powerful collection of first person narratives, these edited transcripts tell the stories of women who had illegal abortions in Australia from 1930 to 1980. Insightful and compelling, it reveals what women’s lives were like during these times, exploring work life, their relationships with men, treatment by the medical community, and prevailing social attitudes of the day.

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User Review  - Kate - Goodreads

Amazing read, puts womens' roles in the 20th century in clear light, breeding machines with few rights. Read full review

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User Review  - Shara - Goodreads

This was a great book. It helped me shape my ideas about abortion from the good old oh abortion should be legal but it is such a tragedy! to my current idea of abortion which is that every abortion ... Read full review

About the author (2006)

\Jo Wainer is director at the Centre for Gender and Medicine at Monash University–South Africa.

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