Browsing by Author "Tekdemir, Deniz"
"It was as if society didn't want a woman to get an abortion": a qualitative study in Istanbul Turkey Authors:MacFarlane, Katrina A.; O'Neil, Mary Lou; Tekdemir, Deniz; Foster, Angel M.
Publisher and Date:(Elsevier Science Inc, 2017)Introduction: In 1983 abortion without restriction as to reason was legalized in Turkey. However at an international conference in 2012 the Prime Minister condemned abortion and announced his intent to draft restrictive abortion legislation. As a result of public outcry and protests the law was not enacted but media reports suggest that barriers to abortion access have since worsened. Objectives: We aimed to conduct a qualitative study exploring women's recent abortion experiences in Istanbul ...
Politics Policies Pronatalism and Practice: Availability and Accessibility of Abortion and Reproductive Health Services in Turkey Authors:MacFarlane, Katrina A.; O'Neil, Mary Lou; Tekdemir, Deniz; Cetin, Elvin; Bilgen, Baris; Foster, Angel M.
Publisher and Date:(Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2016)Turkey has maintained liberal contraception and abortion policies since the 1980s. In 2012 the government proposed to restrict abortion