Campaign Statement: Donald Trump aspires to be a mass murderer, especially of women The Trump government has declared war on women everywhere. We call on the World Health Assembly first and foremost, currently in session, to condemn this death-dealing policy. … Continued
E ensures that her children prevent anyone from entering the room at her family home. Then, when the door is closed, she begins to speak quietly and nervously about why she had an abortion earlier this year. At the age … Continued
[This article was published in 2015, but little is likely to have changed… Editor] “I would rather kill myself than tell my parents that I was pregnant,” says S, 26… “It was two years ago… I have not told … Continued
From an interview with “Claire”: “I was a lone parent with one child and no family support… I already had one abusive man in my life at the point I found out I was pregnant and thanks to you, … Continued
The Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa (Maputo Protocol) is the main legal instrument for the protection of the rights of women and girls in Africa and the most … Continued
A systematic review of 13 peer-reviewed articles and eight reports, published between 1991 and 2014, focused on indicators of quality abortion care identified a total of 75 indicators that addressed policy, health systems, availability of trained providers, women’s decision-making, and morbidity and mortality. There was little agreement about the majority of these indicators.
by Nathalie Kapp, Daniel Grossman, Emily Jackson, Laura Castleman, Dalia Brahmi BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 27 April 2017 Given the overall safety and increasing availability of medical abortion, would mifepristone+ misoprostol at ≤10 weeks of pregnancy … Continued
Most induced abortions in Malawi are performed under unsafe conditions, contributing to the high maternal mortality ratio. Malawians are currently debating whether to provide additional exceptions under which an abortion may be legally obtained. An estimated 67,300 induced abortions occurred in Malawi in 2009, but since then changes such as dramatic increases in contraceptive prevalence may have impacted abortion rates.
The article goes state by state, looking in detail at the cost in January 2017 of both medical abortion and surgical (aspiration) abortion in public, private and non-profit clinics. The findings were obtained from the Tabbot Foundation, several NGOs active around abortion, published articles, web-based news sites and government websites.
In their efforts to cure what they see as a moral crisis infecting our nation, the anti-choice movement has historically thrown their power, money, and influence behind their two favorite antidotes to abortion: abstinence-only education and adoption… We all know, both from data and from common sense, that abstinence education is not only a failure but wildly detrimental to the health and safety of young people. But there doesn’t yet seem to be a broader understanding… that promoting adoption has its problems too…