SFBLSP Backstreet abortion a reality in Burundi: report of a survey The group Solidarité des Femmes Burundaises pour la Lutte contre le SIDA et le Paludisme (SFBLSP Burundi) celebrated 28 September by reporting on a survey they conducted in four provinces of the country, including Bubanza, Cibitoke, Bujumbura and Bujumbura city. It found that the numbers of unsafe abortions is increasing year after year with serious consequences. The figures come from different health centres; the … Continued
SEXUAL RIGHTS INITIATIVE Oral Statement, September 26th, 2016 , 33rd session of the Human Rights Council Annual discussion on the integration of a gender perspective throughout the work of the Human Rights Council and that of its mechanisms Thank you Mr. President, Action Canada makes this statement on behalf of the Sexual Rights Initiative. We commend the Special Procedures and the Office of the High Commissioner for their courageous work to advance gender equality through … Continued
International Campaign for Women’s Right to Safe Abortion: Social Media Round-Up by Sara Barnes firstname.lastname@example.org, 30 September 2016 International Safe Abortion Day was a huge success on social media with groups from all over the world connecting and talking about their abortion rights goals. The Asia-Pacific region kicked off conversations on combatting abortion stigma and promoting universal access around the #LetsTalkAbortion, #AbortTheStigma and #StepIntoOurShoes sparked by the Asia Safe Abortion Partnership, Women’s Global Network for … Continued
Even more activities from around the world in celebration of International Safe Abortion Day, including a statement from the Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Women in Africa, Justice Lucy Asuagbor.