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Abortion portrayal

Underground (television)


Set in 1850s Georgia, this show follows the escape attempts of slaves on a rural plantation. In this episode, jealous and abusive Hicks forces Clara to take a concoction to cause an abortion, and later we see her bleeding by a tree. 

Keywords: Coerced abortion. 

Episodes: Things Unsaid
Release date: March 15, 2017
Time setting: Past
Geographical setting: US (Georgia)
Abortion legality: Illegal
Health outcomes: Adverse physical outcome (Bleeding)
Character age: 20-29
Genre: Drama
Network: WGN America

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