This page covers: How to get an abortion When it can be done Making a decision What happens Risks of an abortion Abortions can only be carried out in an NHS hospital or a licensed clinic, and are usually available free of charge on the NHS.
Everyone has different rights depending on their age.
Adults are allowed to do some things that children aren't.
Contact your local council to ask about emergency help from social services.
At age 16You can leave home without your parents' or carers' permission.
Sometimes things can get so bad at home that people feel they have to leave.
If you’re experiencing something like abuse or domestic violence, it’s really important to talk to someone.Arriving late for work could lead to a large fine and possibly a beating.Dozing at a machine could result in the accidental loss of a limb.These protections are provided under the Age Discrimination Act of 1967.Most employers will request your date of birth to facilitate with background checks.This could be a trusted adult or a Childline counsellor.