French website IVG.net exposed as anti-abortion

French website IVG.net, first Google result when typing IVG (Interuption Volontaire de Grossesse or abortion in french), has been exposed as being anti-abortion website spreading misinformation. Offering an official looking "Numero vert" (free to call phone number number), IVG.net attempts to convince pregnant women calling the service that abortion is a high risk operation which will have terrible impact on their health and personal life, pressuring women to not undertake such operation. The website also reportedly blamed callers, suggesting that pregnancy was the consequences of their misconduct. The company behind this service do not offer any abortion service.

https://www.lexpress.fr/actualite/societe/risques-farfelus-et-discours-culpabilisant-j-ai-teste-la-desinformation-d-ivg-net_1855739.html
Writer: Pauline Verduzier
Publication: L'Express