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Abortion portrayal

Ask for Jane (film)

Ask for Jane
Notes:

Based on the history of the Jane Collective, this film follows the story of several college students who decide to help their friends and eventually women all over Chicago access safe abortion care, first by providing a referral to a safe illegal abortion provider and then learning to perform abortions themselves. 

Keywords: Illegal abortion, abortion provider, past abortion, self-induced abortion.

Release date: May 17, 2019
Time setting: Past (1969)
Geographical setting: US (Illinois)
Abortion legality: Illegal
Health outcomes: Adverse physical outcome (Bleeding)
Character age: 20-29
Genre: Drama, Historical
Production company: Caroline's Entertainment

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