Share your story

Your abortion story matters, and your voice can make a difference. When you tell your story, you help to destigmatize abortion and empower others to do the same. You can help break the silence and shame that often surrounds abortion and create space for acceptance and understanding. Your story helps lawmakers, the media, and supporters see just how critical our services are to the community.

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By checking this box, you agree: • You are 18 years of age or older. • You confirm that you have written your submission yourself. Please refrain from using the names of and identifying details about anyone else. • You give Women's Health Center of West Virginia (WHC) permission to use your submission or any portion of it in current or future promotional materials and in fundraising, advocacy, or media outreach projects and materials, including sharing your words publicly with a variety of audiences, media, or publications, including the press, and in multiple media formats. • Your submission may be used alone or together with other materials, and WHC may shorten or use only part of your submission. WHC may also decide not to use your submission. • If you have granted WHC to use your name, it will appear along with your story. • We may share your submission, in whole or in part, without contacting you further; however, WHC may also contact you for further details or further authorization or with questions about your submission. • You waive any rights and compensation arising from such use, and release WHC from any claims arising from such use. • In sharing your story, please keep in mind that your story and name (if you have granted WHC permission to use it) may appear in public in advocacy projects.