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Abortion portrayal

Rita (television)


In this Danish show, Rita is a bold and stubborn teacher and the parent of three teenagers. In this episode, she learns that she's pregnant as the result of an affair, and decides to have a medication abortion.


Episodes: Den voksne
Release date: September 11, 2013
Time setting: Present (2013)
Geographical setting: Non-US (Denmark)
Abortion legality: Legal
Health outcomes: None
Character age: 40+
Genre: Comedy, Comedy-drama, Crime
Network: Netflix

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