This study focused on the attitudes, knowledge and beliefs relating to abortion of young people aged 14-19. It compared the perspectives of young men and women from a range of socio-economic backgrounds, and identified potential knowledge gaps and barriers to access. It did so via focus group interviews with young people across the Greater Glasgow and Clyde and Lothian areas.
Contact: Jeni Harden
Funding details: NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
Research team: Jeni Harden, Carrie Purcell, Neneh- Rowa-Dewar.
Dates: February to May 2015
Keywords: abortion, young people, focus groups, sexual and reproductive health