Cockrill K, Nack A, “I’m not that type of person”: Managing the stigma of having an abortion, 2013: Deviant Behaviour, Vol; 34, p973-990.

As abortions is fraught with controversy and judgment, shaping painful stigma that may have ongoing ramifications throughout a woman’s life, this paper explain how abortion stigma is deeply entangled with social constructions of feminine ‘‘goodness,’’ such that it disproportionately impacts women and incentivizes concealment of a woman’s abortion status.

Cockrill K
Nack A