September 7, 2022
The Daily Campaign: How We Talk About Abortion
In 1971, a French weekly magazine published the Manifesto of the 343 — 343 women who publicly announced they’d had an abortion when the procedure was illegal. The next day, a satirical paper called them the 343 “bitches.” Three years later, they paved the way for the first legalization of abortion in France’s history. The key? Talking about abortion — campaigning for it in their day-to-day lives.