Mental health outcomes, stigma and acceptance among women raising children born from sexual violence-related pregnancies

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This 2012 study assessed mental health outcomes among women raising children from sexual violence-related pregnancies (SVRPs) in Bukavu, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, and stigma toward and acceptance of women and their children.

Strategies to advance abortion rights and access in restrictive settings: a cross-country analysis

In 2015, Pathfinder undertook a cross-country stakeholder analysis to identify key characteristics of strategies adopted to advance abortion rights and access, focusing on four countries – Mozambique, Burkina Faso, Tanzania, and Democratic Republic of Congo – in which they and their partners have collaborated toward this end. This technical brief explores key themes from these four countries, each representing differing profiles of legal and social abortion restrictiveness.

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: Groupe de Volontaires pour la Promotion de la Maternité sans Risques en RDC (GVP-MASAR/RDC)

The right to sexual and reproductive health in DRC will be effective only if the authorities understand that women and girl who are often victims of sexual violence have the ultimate decision to keep or abort their unwanted pregnancies. We … Continued

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