South Australia decriminalised abortion more than a year ago, but nothing has changed

While the future of abortion access in the United States makes international headlines, South Australia is behind the rest of Australia in implementing its new abortion laws.

It’s been 15 months since South Australia joined the rest of the country to pass laws to decriminalise abortion. However, there’s still no word on when those laws will take effect, with regulations still being considered.

SWIRLS Member and Flinders University associate professor and abortion advocate Catherine Kevin said the unexplained delays have caused unnecessary suffering for women in an article for ABC News.

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