Security officers at the Kuwait International Airport have arrested an unidentified female gynaecologist for attempting to smuggle into the country large quantities of medicine pills to induce abortion, reports Al- Shahed daily. According to the daily, the doctor works for … Continued
This is a web-based publication with newly developed stories and photos of some of the clients, staff, supporters and volunteers of the Palestinian Family Planning and Protection Association (PFPPA) and their work. PPPFA is an IPPF member association and grantee … Continued
“I thought I’d go to some sort of hospital. But instead, it was an apartment on the second floor of a three-story building. A man with a cigarette in hand opened the door. I entered an apartment with a living … Continued
A political cartoon story about women in Lebanon, including Syrian refugee women – and the fact that abortions have always been necessary and always will be. It reports that the NGO Marsa has stepped in to provide basic information, … Continued
Despite Tunisia’s historically progressive reproductive health policies, Tunisian women now face significant challenges accessing legal abortion. Through in-depth interviews with providers at six facilities, we explored factors influencing provider attitudes about abortion and provider perspectives about abortion morality, safety, and legality. We found that gatekeepers (counsellors and front office staff) generally believed abortion was immoral, while obstetricians and gynecologists were more likely to support an individual’s right to access abortion.