To mark 28 September, the Youth Coalition for Sexual and Reproductive Rights is proud to launch our Young People Choose: International Safe Abortion Day Watchdog. We’re very proud to share with you this a unique piece of artivism that features the voices of young people from around the world as they speak out for the right to safe and legal abortion.
An op-ed for 28 September by Ann M Starrs, President of the Guttmacher Institute, was published on the Guttmacher website, entitled “Abortion in Developing Regions: What Progress Since 1990?” It opens by saying: Abortion is common. Globally, an estimated 56 million abortions took place each year between 2010 and 2014, which translates to one in four pregnancies ending in abortion. It was originally published by Rewire. It then provides valuable abortion statistics published by … Continued
An excellent infographic from Women Deliver, with help from the Guttmacher Institute.
In commemoration of the Global Day of Action for Access to Safe Abortion, this month RESURJ is releasing a special edition of its monthly roundup, Reflections on Our Countries. In this special edition, RESURJ members, allies and friends in the different regions are sharing their reflections on the state of abortion in their countries. In several countries in Africa, we read about the colonial roots of the restrictive abortion laws, which are still being … Continued
To mark International Safe Abortion Day, Catholics for Choice joins civil society organizations and nonprofits worldwide in calling for the repeal of all laws criminalizing abortion care. We believe in a world where everyone has equal access to the full range of reproductive healthcare services—including access to safe and legal abortion. Around the globe and here in the United States there is still more work to be done. In the US, an onslaught of … Continued