Among the focus groups, there was widespread knowledge of misoprostol self-managed abortion. Women described use of multiple agents in combination with misoprostol. Men played key roles in abortion decision-making and in accessing misoprostol.
The Malawi Law Commission, following its review of the colonial abortion law, has proposed liberal changes which, if implemented, would expand access to safe abortion.
There is a lack of knowledge about the abortion laws in Ecuador among medical students and post-graduates in gynecology and obstetrics. Negative attitudes regarding abortion were found
Preliminary results indicate that youth-friendly services are an effective way to improve access to SRH services for youth and adolescents but more qualitative research is recommended to validate the results.
In spite of the challenges on how near-miss morbidity has been defined and measured in the included studies, our results suggest that a substantial percentage of abortion-related hospital admissions have potentially life-threatening complications.
A new national survey conducted by Civis Analytics’ political data science team shows that US voters overwhelmingly believe a new Supreme Court justice should uphold women’s constitutional right to abortion.
On Friday August 3rd and Monday August 6th, the Brazilian Supreme Court will hold a public hearing about the decriminalization of abortion. At the hearing, 50 speakers are scheduled to be heard, including health, law and social science experts, as well as feminist and international human rights organizations, and religious representatives.
FROM: Campaña Nacional por el Derecho al Aborto Legal, Seguro y Gratuito We are delighted to share with you a letter we have written to our Senators demanding the approval by the Senate of Argentina of the bill for the Voluntary Termination of Pregnancy, which has already been passed by the House of Representatives. We are demanding its approval without modification in the Senate on 8 August 2018. PLEASE HELP US TO GATHER AS MANY … Continued
Human rights activists and feminist groups have expressed shock and anger after hooded attackers tried to stop the march and attacked three women at a huge rally in support of safe, legal abortion on 25 July in Santiago. One of the women was wounded in the abdomen and two others in the legs. A policeman was also hurt in the incident. “With the huge power and size that the feminist movement is reaching,” says the … Continued
Background Under the Penal Code of Côte d’Ivoire, Law No. 81-640, 31 July 1981, abortion is prohibited except to save the life of the pregnant woman, if it is seriously endangered. Although this implies that it is an emergency situation, the attending physician must consult two additional physicians, who must certify that her life can only be saved by a surgical/therapeutic abortion. If only one other physician resides in the local area, the attending physician … Continued