Abortion Onscreen
Search publications
Research on Abortion
Research at ANSIRH
Research on Contraception
Research on Culture
International Research
Research on Policy
ANSIRH publications
ANSIRH publications
ANSIRH publications & resources
ANSIRH publications
ANSIRH training materials
ANSIRH training materials
ANSIRH in the Media
ANSIRH publications & resources
ANSIRH resources
ANSIRH resources
ANSIRH resources

Abortion portrayal

The Road to Ruin (film)


A young girl gets involved with a crowd that smokes marijuana, drinks, and has sex. She winds up an alcoholic, pregnant drug addict and is forced to get an abortion.

Keywords: Coerced abortion. 

Release date: May 15, 1934
Time setting: Present
Geographical setting: US
Abortion legality: Illegal
Health outcomes: Death
Character age: Teen
Genre: Drama
Production company: Willis Kent Productions

Sign up for the ANSIRH Listserv

Want to stay up to date on the latest research and news from ANSIRH? Join our listserv.

Contact us

Connect with us on social media

ANSIRH is a program within the UCSF Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health and is a part of UCSF's Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences.

©2015 The Regents of the University of California