UGANDA: Community Health Rights Network (COHERINET) busts myths and abortion stigma

To promote the global day of action for access to safe and legal abortion and the Campaign for decriminalisation of abortion in grass roots of Uganda, COHERINET held myth busting activities focused on tackling abortion stigma.   Busting myths around abortion stigma Rather than reacting defensively to conservative, anti-abortion messages, COHERINET expressed the importance of building “a reality-based argument against them by focusing on the positive experiences and realities derived from abortion through different avenues like the … Continued

USA: New Coalition to Expand Access to Mifepristone formed

In June 2015, Gynuity Health Projects launched a Coalition to Expand Access to Mifepristone in the United States. The project aims to facilitate collective action around several short and longer-term objectives, which include: 1. Disseminating information and education to providers and the public at large about the potential for medical abortion to improve women’s healthcare, and bolstering public support for improved access. 2. Generating media attention, articles in the academic literature, and public discussion around … Continued

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