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Why one woman carried out her own abortion

One young woman explains why she took pills to induce her own abortion.

More than 100,000 women in Texas, US, have induced their own abortions, according to a recent study.

The US Supreme Court is to hear a case regarding abortion law in Texas. It is to decide on whether a 2013 ruling stating that abortion clinics meet certain requirements is constitutional.

Dozens of clinics have closed as a result of the ruling, and researchers say self-induced abortions may increase if clinics continue to close.

Women typically use a pill called misoprostol to induce their own abortions. Here, one young woman explains why she crossed the border into Mexico, where the drug is cheaper and easier to obtain without a prescription.

Watch I Carried Out My Own Abortion on BBC Three here .