Ariana Strawbridge

About Ariana

I am aspiring fiction writer, avid gamer, voracious reader, middling beauty blogger and obsessive history buff.

I got involved with Women’s History of New Zealand because it was writing and history in one, and there’s not many things better than being able to write and engage with history.

A Brief History of Abortion

Abortion has been a hotly contested issue by medical professionals, government officials, and the New Zealand public for over a hundred years. From the 1840s where abortion was outlawed entirely, to abortion anxiety post-WWI, to the ’70s where the abortion debate came to a head, leading to today.

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