African Muslim Women

19 Nov

African Muslim Student Impregnated and Unable to Support Child

I fell pregnant by accident, the condom broke. I really cannot afford a baby right now, I am 22 living with my parents. I am a student ,and being pregnant now will affect my bursary,which means my studies will not be paid for. Also both my boyfriend and I are not ready financially to support a child

  • Age: 22
  • Current Country: South Africa
  • Country Born In: South Africa
  • Ethnic Background: Mixed
  • Religion: Muslim
  • Relationship Status: Monogamous Relationship
  • Consensual Sex? Yes
  • Relationship to Man Who Got You Pregnant: He is my boyfriend
  • Did you use ANY form of birth control? If so, which method(s) did you use?: Condom (male)
  • Does the man who got you pregnant support your decision to have a miscarriage?: He does not know about the pregnancy
  • Does anyone know that you are pregnant?: No
  • What personal consequences might you face if you are found to be pregnant?: Financial hardship. I simply can not afford to have a child at this point in my life., Disowned by family (forced to leave home or not allowed to return), Forced to marry the man who got me pregnant
  • Is medical or surgical abortion LEGAL where you live?: Yes
  • What is the approximate cost, in US dollars, of a surgical abortion where you live?: $100-200
  • Have you had a medical or surgical abortion in the past?: No

Young Muslim Girl Seeks Help to Avoid Punishment
i loved him so much , but we re both too young we cant even get married and live together , plus nobody should know in mt familly am having this relationship cause our religion forbids that , and the law too , abortion is illegal , and it can get me to prison , and the familly members will never forgive my sin ... am too young and cant get help from anyone , even our doctors they re all so mean , disrespect non virgin women before marriage , cant support their patients if they ve made a sin, they simply judge them like the rest of the society ...

  • Age: 19
  • Current Country: morocco
  • Ethnic Background: Middle Eastern/Arab
  • Religion: Muslim
  • Marital Status: Single (never married)
  • Relationship Status: It's Complicated!
  • Consensual Sex?: No it was not consensual
  • Were You Pressured to Have Sex Through Threats or Intimidation?: No
  • At the Time of Conception Were You Drugged Against Your Will?: No
  • Beaten or Subject to Physical Violence?: No
  • Relationship to Man Who Got You Pregnant: He is my boyfriend
  • Were you, by your own choice, under the influence of drugs or alcohol at the time of conception?: No
  • Did you use ANY form of birth control? If so, which method(s) did you use?: Withdrawal Method
  • Does the man who got you pregnant support your decision to have a miscarriage?: He does not know about the pregnancy
  • Does anyone know that you are pregnant?: No
  • Does anyone know that you are considering aborting the pregnancy?: No
  • What personal consequences might you face if you are found to be pregnant?: Death at the hands of my father, brother or other family member
  • What consequences might you face if you are discovered trying to end your pregnancy?: Disowned by family if they found out (forced to leave home or not allowed to return)
  • Is medical or surgical abortion LEGAL where you live?: No
  • Have you had a medical or surgical abortion in the past?: No