These news stories all appeared in the Campaign newsletter and go back to July 2015. To read the full stories, click on the title or visual. To view the previous stories, click on the archive bar at the bottom of this page.

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Identifying indicators for quality abortion care: a systematic literature review

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 ...
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A research agenda for moving early medical pregnancy termination over the counter

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 ...
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Incidence of induced abortion in Malawi, 2015

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 ...
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Why are you being charged more than $700 to take $40 pills?

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 ...
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Adoption is a feminist issue, but not for the reasons you think

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, ...
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Flouting the facts: state abortion restrictions flying in the face of science

The anti-abortion movement has long been an evidence-free zone and many of its signature initiatives and proposals are devoid of any factual foundation. This analysis walks readers through the 10 major types of abortion restrictions imposed by US states and ...