Jane: An Abortion Service (1996)

Genres - History  |   Sub-Genres - Gender Issues, Social Issues, Women's Health  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |  
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Between 1969 and 1973, a group of Chicago feminists banded together to protect women from back-alley abortions and exploitative doctors. They taught themselves how to perform safe (though illegal) abortions and they called their organization 'Jane'; this documentary tells their fascinating story.

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abortion, activism, feminism