Why I Whispered ‘Abortion’ and How It Changed Everything

It had been five years since I last uttered the word ‘abortion’.

Duygu İslamoğlu
Human Parts
Published in
3 min readJan 20, 2024

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Photo by Jana Shnipelson on Unsplash

The word, “abortion”, often shrouded in silence, had been a part of my own journey of self-discovery and healing. In that time, I had battled numerous women’s health issues. There was a significant wound on my cervix. Talking about my uterus felt like reopening…

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