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CANADA: ULTRASOUND & MEDICAL ABORTION – Doctors in Canada can now prescribe abortion pills without a woman having to have an ultrasound. 

Previously, the Canadian product monograph for medical abortion pills (brand name Mifegymiso) indicated that an ultrasound was required before prescribing the pills to confirm the number of weeks of pregnancy and to rule out an ectopic pregnancy. “With the changes ...

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION STRATEGIC APPROACH – Strengthening sexual and reproductive health policies and programs to address unintended pregnancy and unsafe abortion

We evaluated how the World Health Organization’s planning, policy, and program implementation process, (called the Strategic Approach to strengthening sexual and reproductive health policies and programs or “the SA”), was used in 15 countries to address unintended pregnancy and unsafe ...

SOUTH AFRICA – International human rights norms and the South African Choice on Termination of Pregnancy Act: an argument for vigilance and modernisation

The right to access abortion services as an integral component of the right to sexual and reproductive health has been increasingly recognised in the field of international human rights law. However, much more progress is necessary to realise this right ...

LATIN AMERICA – How to have a safe abortion in Latin America: now in Portuguese, Creole, Spanish and English

Now you can find reliable information in Portuguese and Creole about how to have a safe abortion in Latin America ...

IRELAND – A journey from the impossible to the possible: abortion provision in Ireland

Cork-based GP and co-founder of Doctors for Choice Ireland, Dr Mary Favier describes how she campaigned for many years to remove the 8th Amendment as it was harmful to Irish women's health. Dr Favier takes us on a moving journey ...

EUROPEAN UNION MULTI-ANNUAL FINANCIAL FRAMEWORK – EP endorses strong position on family planning, sexual and reproductive health and rights

The European Parliamentary Forum for Sexual & Reproductive Rights (EPF) reports that a sizable majority of Members of the European Parliament voted to support sexual and reproductive health and rights, gender equality, and the empowerment of women as key aspects ...