The Jakarta Post
Illegal: People peer thorough the gate of an abortion clinic that was closed down by police in Johar Baru, Jakarta, on Feb. 27, 2009. (JP/J. Adiguna)The advertisements are easy to find on websites and blogs. Just type “aborsi, tempat, Jakarta” in any search engine and you will find a dozen contact numbers for abortion services.
Those numbers will lead you to private health clinics. You will talk to a nice, friendly guy who will provide you with information. But, you have to convince him you really need help. The service is illegal and the people on the phone are usually very careful.
If you pass this phase you can ask about costs. You can also select a male or female doctor and a convenient time.
The service includes a pick up at an arranged meeting point by a middleman, usually a tukang ojek, who will take you to an undisclosed location (they don’t give you a ...