The latest available data available shows a significant drop in Manchester’s teens abortion rates, but there are concerns for a spike after lockdown ends.
‘On the margins of society’: Why lockdown is a terrifying prospect for Britain’s most vulnerable women
In the eyes of many, the coronavirus lockdown will be characterised by a series of First World problems. MM spoke to those living off an unstable salary, which could mean unemployment, eviction and homelessness, while for those facing violence from their partner, it could mean life or death. Here Emma Morgan speak to women’s charities and campaigns across Manchester, to learn more about the potentially disastrous consequences of lockdown for the North West’s most exposed and unprotected women.
PICTURED: Anti-abortion protestors confronted by passerby in dramatic scenes outside Fallowfield clinic
An anti-abortion vigil took a dramatic turn when praying pensioners were confronted by a six-foot aggressor at the Marie Stopes clinic in Manchester.
#ShoutYourAbortion: Planned parenthood a woman’s ‘autonomy over her body’ or an ‘act of violence’ against it?
After the hashtag #ShoutYourAbortion was met with both celebration and controversy on Twitter, MM spoke to Manchester University’s Women’s Officer and a pro-life campaigner to get both sides of the story.
A heroic Israeli doctor who has saved more than 57,000 lives is flying to Manchester in order to help women struggling to make decisions regarding abortion.
MM looks at the city’s most significant female scientists
Abortions must be given to stop threat to women’s health and life, insists Manchester councillor in Ireland row
Ireland urged to alter abortion legislation.
Abortion discussion must be scientific not political to protect ‘most vulnerable women’, insists Manchester clinic
Jeremy Hunt spoke of halving the legal abortion time limit.
Changing legal time limit on abortions will ‘drive women to backstreet abortions’, claims Stockport MP
Ann Coffey MP spoke out over Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt’s speech.
Manchester’s sexual health specialists launch myth-busting ‘teen diary’ initiative for World Contraception Day
The Diary of Hannah Scott is released to tie in with World Contraception Day.
Jailed for life: War veteran murdered on-off Manchester girlfriend and stamped on her face in front of their son
Ian Lowe was given a minimum term of 28 years for Leanne McNuff’s murder.