First Global Forum on Youth Policies, Baku, Azerbaijan, 29-30 October 2014

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Physician pioneers abortion education for medical professionals in Argentina

Dr Raquel Tizziani is spearheading Argentina’s first university curriculum on abortion at the National University of Rosario. The news spread fast. In the first few days after the university announced the plan, some 10,000 e-mails demanding an immediate halt to ...

The Zimbabwe Herald publishes a series of articles on abortion, homosexuality and condoms to prevent HIV

In a series of three articles, the Zimbabwe Herald has reported widely differing views on the subject of abortion as an issue for Zimbabwe's parliament, as a public health issue, as an issue of religion and morality, and as a ...

Dealing definitively with abortion in Ireland

On 20 June, Health Minister Simon Harris said Ireland must deal with abortion "definitively" after two women who had attempted suicide more than once were refused abortions, though both should have been permitted a legal abortion. The Abortion Support Network ...

Central government has been delaying law reform on abortion for fetal anomaly post-20 weeks since 2014

 Delay in amending the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act to provide women more time to seek abortion after a diagnosis of serious fetal anomaly is forcing women to go to the Supreme Court for permission to end their pregnancies ...

Early marriage, early pregnancies and unsafe abortions reported in a rural area of Ghana

Unsafe abortion among teenagers has reached an alarming state at Brohani, a farming community in the Banda District of the Brong-Ahafo Region of Ghana, according to Madam Mamunatu Ibrahim, the midwife in-charge of the Brohani Rural Clinic. She said in ...

The US government, federal and state, is using every possible means to hurt women’s health

On 4 May, a Republican-dominated House of Representatives passed the American Health Care Act, which would tighten existing regulations on contraceptive access and maternity care and would cut Planned Parenthood out of the federal budget. Whether it will be passed ...

Campaign members

  • Emily’s List, Australia
  • Children by Choice, Australia
  • Abortion Law Reform Association of New Zealand (ALRANZ)
  • Women’s Medical Fund, USA
  • Society of Family Planning, USA
  • Population Services International
  • DKT International
  • American Civil Liberties Union, USA
  • National Advocates for Pregnant Women, USA
  • National Abortion Federation, Canada
  • Women’s Refugee Commission
  • Women’s Global Network for Reproductive Rights
  • Medical Students for Choice, USA
  • Marie Stopes International
  • International Planned Parenthood Federation
  • Ipas
  • Gynuity Health Projects, USA
  • Women Help Women
  • Center for Reproductive Rights
  • Pathfinder International
  • Catholics for Choice, USA
  • Planned Parenthood Federation of America
  • Ibis Reproductive Health, USA
  • Allentown Women’s Center, USA
  • Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada
  • International Women’s Health Coalition
  • Global Doctors for Choice
  • Safe2Choose
  • Women on Web, Netherlands
  • Women on Waves, Netherlands
  • Population Connection, USA
  • Colectivo Salud Mujeres, Ecuador
  • Fundación para Estudio e Investigación de la Mujer, Argentina
  • Fundación Desafio, Ecuador
  • Coletivo Feminino Plural, Brazil
  • Aspire, Trinidad & Tobago
  • ABIAIDS, Brazil
  • Centro de Promoción y Defensa de los Derechos Sexuales y Reproductivos, Peru
  • Orientame, Colombia
  • Centro de la Mujer Peruana Flora Tristán, Peru
  • Católicas pelo Direito de Decidir, Brazil
  • Católicas por el Derecho a Decidir, Peru
  • La Mesa por la Vida y la Salud de las Mujeres, Colombia
  • Latin American Consortium Against Unsafe Abortion (CLACAI)
  • Mujer y Salud en Uruguay
  • Fondo Maria, Mexico
  • Centro Ecuatoriano para la Promoción y Acción de la Mujer Ecuador
  • Promsex, Peru
  • Centro de Estudios de Estado y Sociedad, Argentina
  • Fundacion Sendas, Ecuador
  • Campaña 28 de Septiembre, Latin America and Caribbean
  • LUNA, Belgium
  • Care International, UK
  • Mouvement français pour le planning familial (MFPF), France
  • Groupe d’Action des Centres Extrahospitaliers Pratiquant l’Avortement Belgium
  • Casa Klinieken, Netherlands
  • Reproductive Health Matters
  • Institute of Tropical Medicine Antwerp, Belgium
  • FOKUS: Forum for Women and Development, Norway
  • Federación de Planificación Familiar Estatal, Spain
  • Association de professionnels de l’avortement et de la contraception Switzerland
  • Abortion Support Network, UK
  • Osez le feminisme
  • Abortion Rights Campaign, Ireland
  • European Free Alliance Youth
  • Polish Federation for Women and Family Planning, Poland
  • Eastern European Alliance for Reproductive Choice
  • ASTRA Central and Eastern European Women’s Network for Sexual and Reproductive Rights and Health
  • Women’s Rights Center, Armenia
  • Reproductive Health Training Center, Moldova
  • Centrul Filia, Romania
  • Russian Association for Population and Development
  • Women for Women’s Human Rights, Turkey
  • Women’s Centre for Change, Malaysia
  • Empower, Malaysia
  • Sisters in Islam, Malaysia
  • Philippine Safe Abortion Advocacy Network
  • Nirantar, India
  • Centre for Health Education, Training and Nutrition Awareness india
  • All Women’s Action Society, Malaysia
  • Youth Advocacy Network, Pakistan
  • Wake-Up Call International, Pakistan
  • Peace Foundation, Pakistan
  • Institute for Reproductive and Family Health, Viet Nam
  • Federation of Reproductive Health Associations Malaysia
  • Center for Creative Initiatives in Health and Population, Viet Nam
  • European NGOS for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, Population and Development
  • Chanan Development Association, Pakistan
  • Japanese Organization for International Cooperation in Family Planning, Advocacy Group, Japan
  • Aware Girls, Pakistan
  • Reproductive Rights Advocacy Alliance Malaysia
  • Socio-Economic Development Association, India
  • Krityanand UNESCO Club Jamshedpur, India
  • IPPF South Asia Region
  • Gramin Evam Nagar Vika Parishad, India
  • Center for Research on Environment, Health and Population Activities, Nepal
  • Asia Safe Abortion Partnership (ASAP)
  • Women’s Health and Reproductive Rights Foundation of Thailand
  • Family Planning Association Nepal
  • Sangkalpa Trust Bangladesh
  • Family Planning Association of Bangladesh
  • Reproductive Health Services Training and Education Program, Bangladesh
  • Community Life Bangladesh
  • The YP Foundation, India
  • Naripokkho Bangladesh
  • Bangladesh Model Youth Parliament
  • Creating Resources for Empowerment in Action India
  • Socio-economic Development Association India
  • Kisumu Medical and Education Trust Kenya
  • Youth Partnership for Peace and Development, Sierra Leone
  • National Nurses Association of Kenya
  • Mahibere Hiwot – MSD, Ethiopia
  • Centre for Youth and Development, Malawi
  • Centre for Girls & Interaction, Malawi
  • African Youth Safe Abortion Alliance
  • African Women’s Development and Communication Network FEMNET
  • Gender Development Initiative Nigeria
  • Generation Initiative for Women and Youth Network Nigeria
  • Association Rwandaise pour le Bien-Etre Familial, Rwanda
  • Great Lakes Initiative for Human Rights and Development, Rwanda
  • Youth Partnership for Peace and Development, Sierra Leone
  • Health for all Coalition Sierra Leone
  • Civil Society Network on Climate Change Sierra Leone
  • Kigoma Vijana Development Association Tanzania
  • Future for Marginalised Community Tanzania
  • Women’s Promotion Centre Tanzania
  • The Community Health Rights Network Uganda
  • Center for Health Human Rights & Development Uganda
  • Concept Foundation Zambia
  • African Network for Medical Abortion, Kenya
  • Centre for Health Human Rights and Development Uganda
  • Botswana Family Welfare Association
  • Nurses Association of Bostwana
  • Solidarite des femmes burundaises pour la lutte contre le sida et le paludisme au Burundi
  • Women for a Change, Cameroon
  • Action pour la Lutte Contre l’Ignorance du Sida, DR Congo
  • Sisters’ Self Help, Ethiopia
  • Mabia Ghana
  • SAVE Ghana
  • Global Media Foundation, Ghana
  • African Network on Medical Abortion, Kenya
  • Minority Women in Action, Kenya
  • National Nurses Association of Kenya
  • Kisumu Medical and Education Trust, Kenya
  • Youth Alliance for Leadership and Development in Africa, Kenya
  • Trust for Indigenous Culture and Health, Kenya
  • Dandelion Africa, Kenya
  • Aunty Jane Hotline Kenya
  • Family Health Options Kenya
  • Kenya Association for Maternal & Neonatal Health
  • Centre for Girls and Interaction, Malawai
  • Centre for Youth and Development, Malawi
  • African Youth Safe Abortion Alliance, Malawi
  • Associacao moçambicana para o desenvolvimento da familia
  • Planned Parenthood Federation of Nigeria