As Members of the European Parliament and representatives of MEPs for Sexual and Reproductive Rights and the pro-choice network ALL of US, we call on the newly elected President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen to protect and further strengthen gender equality and sexual and reproductive health and rights in the work programme for the European Commission 2019-2024. … Gender equality is enshrined in the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the EU and … Continued
A new publication by the World Health Organization on self-care can be summarised via four key messages published in the BMJ earlier this year.
This evidence brief from WHO gives up to date details of the extent of unsafe abortion globally, reminding us just how far we have to go to make all abortions safe. SOURCE: Preventing unsafe abortion: evidence brief. WHO/RHR/14.09 Rev.1 © World Health Organization 2019.
by Marte E S Haaland, Haldis Haukanes, Joseph Mumba Zulu, Karen Marie Moland, Charles Michelo, Margarate Nzala Munakampe, Astrid Blystad International Journal for Equity in Health 2019 January;18:20 DOI: 10.1186/s12939-018-0908-8 (Open access) Abstract Introduction The Zambian Termination of Pregnancy Act permits abortion on socio-economic grounds, but access to safe abortion services is limited and this constitutes a considerable problem for rights to sexual and reproductive health. The case of Zambia provides an opportunity to explore the relationship between … Continued
We aimed to assess the feasibility and acceptability of a second-trimester medical abortion regimen using mifepristone and sublingual misoprostol with no maximum number of misoprostol doses in Uzbekistan and Ukraine.