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

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The law, trials and imprisonment for abortion in Kenya

This report summarises the law and policy on abortion in Kenya and cases of trials and imprisonment for abortion between 2004 and 2017 ...
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Irish Citizens’ Assembly votes for constitutional change and yes to 13 possible grounds for abortion by a large majority

The remit of the Citizens’ Assembly in Ireland, which began meeting in October 2016, was to consider the views of the country on the future of the 8th amendment to the Irish Constitution, which gives an equal right to life ...
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Why would any country put abortion in the Constitution? by Máiréad Enright

Ireland is unusual in ‘writing abortion into the Constitution’, but it is not alone. It is very difficult to generalise across jurisdictions, especially because Constitutions perform different functions in different jurisdictions, and are subject to different procedures for amendment ...
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Penal Code reform creates the chance to save the lives of women and girls in Honduras

In a 19 April article in La Prensa.hn from Honduras, the headline read: "Members of Parliament discuss the issue of abortion with calm". But apart from a photograph of a huge anti-abortion banner below the headline, that was the only ...
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Study reveals clinicians refusing to provide legal abortions in Ghana

A study has revealed that access to safe abortion care in three regions of Northern Ghana – Northern, Upper East and Upper West regions – is impeded by clinicians refusing to provide legally permitted abortion services. It was undertaken by ...
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Irish Citizens’ Assembly to vote on abortion law recommendation

 The 100-strong Citizens' Assembly will meet for the final time to consider the future of the Eighth Amendment to the Irish Constitution this weekend and vote on whether to recommend any change to the State’s abortion laws. The Eighth Amendment, ...

Campaign members

  • Emily's List, Australia
    Emily’s List, Australia
  • Children by Choice, Australia
    Children by Choice, Australia
  • ALRANZ new logo
    Abortion Law Reform Association of New Zealand (ALRANZ)
  • Women's Medical Fund, USA
    Women’s Medical Fund, USA
  • Society of Family Planning, USA
    Society of Family Planning, USA
  • Population Services International
    Population Services International
  • DKT International
    DKT International
  • American Civil Liberties Union, USA
    American Civil Liberties Union, USA
  • National Advocates for Pregnant Women, USA
    National Advocates for Pregnant Women, USA
  • National Abortion Federation, Canada
    National Abortion Federation, Canada
  • Women's Refugee Commission
    Women’s Refugee Commission
  • Women's Global Network for Reproductive Rights
    Women’s Global Network for Reproductive Rights
  • Medical Students for Choice, USA
    Medical Students for Choice, USA
  • Marie Stopes International
    Marie Stopes International
  • IPPF logo
    International Planned Parenthood Federation
  • Ipas logo
    Ipas
  • Gynuity
    Gynuity Health Projects, USA
  • whw
    Women Help Women
  • CRR
    Center for Reproductive Rights
  • Pathfinder International
    Pathfinder International
  • cfcavatar
    Catholics for Choice, USA
  • Planned Parenthood Federation of America
    Planned Parenthood Federation of America
  • Ibis Reproductive Health, USA
    Ibis Reproductive Health, USA
  • Allentown Women's Center, USA
    Allentown Women’s Center, USA
  • Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada
    Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada
  • IWHC
    International Women’s Health Coalition
  • Global Doctors for Choice
    Global Doctors for Choice
  • safe2choose
    Safe2Choose
  • Population Connection Logo
    Population Connection, USA
  • Colectivo Salud Mujeres, Ecuador
    Colectivo Salud Mujeres, Ecuador
  • Fundación para Estudio e Investigación de la Mujer, Argentina
    Fundación para Estudio e Investigación de la Mujer, Argentina
  • Fundación Desafio, Ecuador
    Fundación Desafio, Ecuador
  • Coletivo Feminino Plural, Brazil
    Coletivo Feminino Plural, Brazil
  • Aspire, Trinidad & Tobago
    Aspire, Trinidad & Tobago
  • ABIAIDS, Brazil
    ABIAIDS, Brazil
  • Promsex, Peru
    Centro de Promoción y Defensa de los Derechos Sexuales y Reproductivos, Peru
  • Orientame, Colombia
    Orientame, Colombia
  • Centro de la Mujer Peruana Flora Tristan, Peru
    Centro de la Mujer Peruana Flora Tristán, Peru
  • Católicas pelo Direito de Decidir, Brazil
    Católicas pelo Direito de Decidir, Brazil
  • Católicas por el Derecho a Decidir, Peru
    Católicas por el Derecho a Decidir, Peru
  • La Mesa Colombia
    La Mesa por la Vida y la Salud de las Mujeres, Colombia
  • CLACAI, Latin America
    Latin American Consortium Against Unsafe Abortion (CLACAI)
  • Mujer y Salud en Uruguay
    Mujer y Salud en Uruguay
  • Fondo Maria, Mexico
    Fondo Maria, Mexico
  • CEPAM-Guayaquil Ecuador
    Centro Ecuatoriano para la Promoción y Acción de la Mujer Ecuador
  • promsex-peru
    Promsex, Peru
  • cedes-argentina
    Centro de Estudios de Estado y Sociedad, Argentina
  • fundacion-sendas-ecuador
    Fundacion Sendas, Ecuador
  • Campana28 de septiembre
    Campaña 28 de Septiembre, Latin America and Caribbean
  • LUNA, Belgium
    LUNA, Belgium
  • Care International, UK
    Care International, UK
  • Mouvement français pour le planning familial (MFPF), France
    Mouvement français pour le planning familial (MFPF), France
  • GACEHPA, Belgium
    Groupe d’Action des Centres Extrahospitaliers Pratiquant l’Avortement Belgium
  • Casa Klinieken, Netherlands
    Casa Klinieken, Netherlands
  • RHM Leaflet2007Logo
    Reproductive Health Matters
  • Institute of Tropical Medicine Antwerp, Belgium
    Institute of Tropical Medicine Antwerp, Belgium
  • FOKUS Forum for Women and Development, Norway
    FOKUS: Forum for Women and Development, Norway
  • Federación de Planificación Familiar Estatal, Spain
    Federación de Planificación Familiar Estatal, Spain
  • APAC-Suisse
    Association de professionnels de l’avortement et de la contraception Switzerland
  • Abortion Support Network, UK
    Abortion Support Network, UK
  • Osez le feminisme
    Osez le feminisme
  • ARC IRELAND LOGO
    Abortion Rights Campaign, Ireland
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    European Free Alliance Youth
  • Federa logo
    Polish Federation for Women and Family Planning, Poland
  • eearc
    Eastern European Alliance for Reproductive Choice
  • ASTRA
    ASTRA Central and Eastern European Women’s Network for Sexual and Reproductive Rights and Health
  • Women's Rights Center, Armenia
    Women’s Rights Center, Armenia
  • Reproductive Health Training Center, Moldova
    Reproductive Health Training Center, Moldova
  • Centrul Filia, Romania
    Centrul Filia, Romania
  • Russian Association for Population and Development
    Russian Association for Population and Development
  • Women for Women's Human Rights, Turkey
    Women for Women’s Human Rights, Turkey
  • Women's Centre for Change, Malaysia
    Women’s Centre for Change, Malaysia
  • Empower, Malaysia
    Empower, Malaysia
  • Sisters in Islam, Malaysia
    Sisters in Islam, Malaysia
  • Philippine Safe Abortion Advocacy Network
    Philippine Safe Abortion Advocacy Network
  • Nirantar, India
    Nirantar, India
  • CHETNA, India
    Centre for Health Education, Training and Nutrition Awareness india
  • All Women's Action Society, Malaysia
    All Women’s Action Society, Malaysia
  • Youth Advocacy Network, Pakistan
    Youth Advocacy Network, Pakistan
  • Wake-Up Call International, Pakistan
    Wake-Up Call International, Pakistan
  • Peace Foundation, Pakistan
    Peace Foundation, Pakistan
  • Institute for Reproductive and Family Health, Viet Nam
    Institute for Reproductive and Family Health, Viet Nam
  • Federation of Reproductive Health Associations Malaysia
    Federation of Reproductive Health Associations Malaysia
  • Center for Creative Initiatives in Health and Population (CCIHP), Viet Nam
    Center for Creative Initiatives in Health and Population, Viet Nam
  • European NGOS for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, Population and Development
    European NGOS for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, Population and Development
  • Chanan Development Association (CDA), Pakistan
    Chanan Development Association, Pakistan
  • JOICFP Advocacy Group, Japan
    Japanese Organization for International Cooperation in Family Planning, Advocacy Group, Japan
  • Aware Girls, Pakistan
    Aware Girls, Pakistan
  • RRAAM logo
    Reproductive Rights Advocacy Alliance Malaysia
  • Socio-Economic Development Association, India
    Socio-Economic Development Association, India
  • Krityanand UNESCO Club Jamshedpur, India
    Krityanand UNESCO Club Jamshedpur, India
  • IPPF South Asia Region
    IPPF South Asia Region
  • Gramin Evam Nagar Vika Parishad, India
    Gramin Evam Nagar Vika Parishad, India
  • Center for Research on Environment, Health and Population Activities, Nepal
    Center for Research on Environment, Health and Population Activities, Nepal
  • ASAP LOGO
    Asia Safe Abortion Partnership (ASAP)
  • Women's Health and Reproductive Rights Foundation of Thailand (WHRRF)
    Women’s Health and Reproductive Rights Foundation of Thailand
  • FPAN Nepal
    Family Planning Association Nepal
  • sangkalpa-trust-bangladesh
    Sangkalpa Trust Bangladesh
  • fpab-bangladesh
    Family Planning Association of Bangladesh
  • rhstep-bangladesh
    Reproductive Health Services Training and Education Program, Bangladesh
  • community-life-bangladesh
    Community Life Bangladesh
  • The YP Foundation India
    The YP Foundation, India
  • naripokkho-bangladesh
    Naripokkho Bangladesh
  • bmyp-bangladesh
    Bangladesh Model Youth Parliament
  • crea-india
    Creating Resources for Empowerment in Action India
  • seda-india
    Socio-economic Development Association India
  • KMET, Kenya
    Kisumu Medical and Education Trust Kenya
  • Youth Partnership for Peace and Development, Sierra Leone
    Youth Partnership for Peace and Development, Sierra Leone
  • National Nurses Association of Kenya
    National Nurses Association of Kenya
  • Mahibere Hiwot - MSD, Ethiopia
    Mahibere Hiwot – MSD, Ethiopia
  • Centre for Youth and Development, Malawi
    Centre for Youth and Development, Malawi
  • Centre for Girls and Interaction (CEGI), Malawi
    Centre for Girls & Interaction, Malawi
  • African Youth Safe Abortion Aliance
    African Youth Safe Abortion Alliance
  • African Women's Communication and Development Network (FEMNET)
    African Women’s Development and Communication Network FEMNET
  • gendi-nigeria
    Gender Development Initiative Nigeria
  • giwyn-nigeria
    Generation Initiative for Women and Youth Network Nigeria
  • arbef-rwanda
    Association Rwandaise pour le Bien-Etre Familial, Rwanda
  • glihd-rwanda
    Great Lakes Initiative for Human Rights and Development, Rwanda
  • yppd-sierra-leone
    Youth Partnership for Peace and Development, Sierra Leone
  • hfac-sierra-leone
    Health for all Coalition Sierra Leone
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    Civil Society Network on Climate Change Sierra Leone
  • kividea-tanzania
    Kigoma Vijana Development Association Tanzania
  • fumaco-tanzania
    Future for Marginalised Community Tanzania
  • wpc-tanzania
    Women’s Promotion Centre Tanzania
  • coherinet-uganda
    The Community Health Rights Network Uganda
  • cehurd-uganda
    Center for Health Human Rights & Development Uganda
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    Concept Foundation Zambia
  • ANMA logo
    African Network for Medical Abortion, Kenya
  • CEHURD Uganda
    Centre for Health Human Rights and Development Uganda
  • botswana-bofwa
    Botswana Family Welfare Association
  • nurses-association-of-bostwana
    Nurses Association of Bostwana
  • sfblsb-burundi
    Solidarite des femmes burundaises pour la lutte contre le sida et le paludisme au Burundi
  • wfac-cameroon-logo
    Women for a Change, Cameroon
  • alcis-drc
    Action pour la Lutte Contre l’Ignorance du Sida, DR Congo
  • sisters-self-help-ethiopia
    Sisters’ Self Help, Ethiopia
  • mabia-ghana
    Mabia Ghana
  • save-ghana
    SAVE Ghana
  • global-media-foundation-ghana
    Global Media Foundation, Ghana
  • anma-kenya
    African Network on Medical Abortion, Kenya
  • minority-women-in-aciton-kenya
    Minority Women in Action, Kenya
  • national-nurses-association-of-kenya
    National Nurses Association of Kenya
  • kisumu-medical-and-education-trust-kmet-kenya
    Kisumu Medical and Education Trust, Kenya
  • yalda-kenya
    Youth Alliance for Leadership and Development in Africa, Kenya
  • trust-for-indigenous-culture-and-health-ticah-kenya
    Trust for Indigenous Culture and Health, Kenya
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    Dandelion Africa, Kenya
  • aunty-jane-hotline-kenya
    Aunty Jane Hotline Kenya
  • family-health-options-kenya-fhok
    Family Health Options Kenya
  • kenya-association-for-maternal-neonatal-health-kamaneh
    Kenya Association for Maternal & Neonatal Health
  • centre-for-girls-and-interaction-cegi-malawai
    Centre for Girls and Interaction, Malawai
  • centre-for-youth-and-development-malawi
    Centre for Youth and Development, Malawi
  • african-youth-safe-abortion-alliance-ayosa-malawi
    African Youth Safe Abortion Alliance, Malawi
  • associacao-moc%cc%a7ambicana-para-o-desenvolvimento-da-familia-amodefa
    Associacao moçambicana para o desenvolvimento da familia
  • planned-parenthood-federation-of-nigeria-ppfn
    Planned Parenthood Federation of Nigeria