Toward normalising abortion: findings from a qualitative secondary analysis study

Carrie Purcell, Karen Maxwell, Fiona Bloomer, Sam Rowlands, Lesley Hoggart

Journal Article

Our first peer-reviewed paper from the SASS project looks at the language used around abortion by women in the UK who have experienced it. We explore where relatively positive (on non-negative) language is used, what normalising language might look like, and some of the constraints on talking non-negatively about abortion.

Read the paper here (open access) 


#Abortion #abortion stigma #language #Normalisation #Qualitative secondary analysis (QSA) #secondary analysis #Stigma