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BANGKOK/MEXICO CITY – For many women seeking an abortion in the Philippines, an outright ban means the internet is their only source of help. But since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, activists fear some could be too scared to type in “abortion.”
Clandestine terminations are common in the mainly Roman Catholic Philippines, where women use pseudonyms on Facebook and in chat groups on the mobile apps Telegram and Signal to access abortion pills and illegal abortion providers.
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