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Abortion portrayal

Liar (television)


This British thriller follows Laura Nielson, a teacher who accuses a surgeon of rape. In this episode, Laura helps one of her students, Makeda, who took abortion pills on her own to end a pregnancy. Makeda is bleeding and Laura takes her to the hospital, where she asks the surgeon to risk his medical license to help. He does.  

Keywords: self-induced abortion.

Episodes: White Rabbit
Release date: October 11, 2017
Time setting: Present (2017)
Geographical setting: Non-US (England)
Abortion legality: Illegal
Health outcomes: Adverse physical outcome (Bleeding)
Character age: Teen
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Network: Amazon

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