safe abortion

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How MAMA Network is Making Safe Abortion Accessible in Sub-Saharan Africa

On this International Safe Abortion Day, we are reminded that the right to safe abortion should be at the core of achieving gender equality – enabling everybody to fully exercise their human rights and live their lives with dignity. The right to safe abortion is

Agility in Abortion Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Uganda

Agility in Abortion Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Uganda

Hello world, I’m Mirembe Mariam from Uganda. I work as Programs Manager at an organization called COHERINET, with five years’ experience working on abortion related projects. COHERINET is a non-profit organization that improves accessibility and availability of comprehensive sexual reproductive health at the grassroots level

Legal Yet Stigmatized: Abortion Care in Nepal

Nepal legalized abortion in 2002. With the recent adoption of “The Right to Safe Motherhood and Reproductive Health Act” in 2018, the country has taken huge strides for the fulfilment of the sexual and reproductive health needs of women and girls. However, 19 years since

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Fighting Unsafe Abortion and Abortion Stigma in Sierra Leone

This blogpost speaks to the national burden of unsafe abortion in Sierra Leone. Those who are most vulnerable and least able to access safe services largely bear the cost.  Millions of poor women, young women, rural women and their families bear the lasting consequences of

How We’re Improving Safe Abortion Access in Kyrgyzstan

In Kyrgyzstan, the law says you can have an abortion on request up to 12 weeks of pregnancy. After that, it’s still available but for ‘social reasons’ which need to be approved by medical professionals. Termination of pregnancy is allowed at any time where there

Somali girls are breaking the silence about sexual assault and abortion

Girls Break the Silence About Sexual Assault and Abortion in Somalia

Content warning: r*pe, sexual assault I love Puntland, in its little corner of Somalia. I love the people who fight through famine, war and division. The ocean that laps its land. The dark desert where camels roam. Our Islamic way of life. But I weep

Hotline Image from IPPF - Accessing Abortion During a Pandemic

Accessing Abortion During a Pandemic – Where Are We Now?

Since the huge global impact of the coronavirus pandemic first became apparent at the start of this year, many of those working in sexual and reproductive health care have noted increased barriers to essential services like contraception and abortion. The theme of this year’s International

What does COVID-19 mean for Young Women in the Kibera Slum?

Although there is a need to focus on COVID-19, it is self-defeating for governments to ignore ongoing healthcare needs like SRHR.

Women Promotion Center is one of the leading feminist organizations in the Kibera slum. We are currently implementing a SAAF-funded project to tackle community-level, abortion-related stigma. During the current pandemic, we have stepped in to fill the SRHR gap, too.

Girls Just Wanna Have Fundamental Rights in Kenya by Safe Action Abortion Fund for Girls' Globe

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun-damental Rights in Kenya

Imagine waking up one morning with a really bad flu. Your immediate recourse would be to take fluids and maybe some medication. Should a sore throat develop, you might take cough syrup or lozenges. Commonly here in Kenya, a ‘dawa’ (a hot drink of honey,

Illustration of the Covid-19 virus

What You Need to Know about Sex and COVID-19

COVID-19 is a serious disease. Everyone should take the recommended preventive measures to minimize the risk of exposure and the spread of the virus. We all know this means washing hands frequently with soap and water, avoiding close contact with anyone who has a fever or cough,

Nurses and Midwives Can Make Abortions Safer in India by SAAF for Girls' Globe

Nurses & Midwives Can Make Abortions Safer in India

On this World Health Day, the World Health Organization commemorate the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife by highlighting the indispensable contribution of nurses and midwives to health systems worldwide. In that spirit, we hope to recognise their efforts by advocating for their inclusion in rights-affirming abortion service delivery.

India just made its Abortion Laws more Accessible to Young People

India just made its Abortion Laws more Accessible

I work for Hidden Pockets, a feminist collective connecting young people in Indian cities with abortion service providers. Through our Careline, we provide real time information and refer young people to services via WhatsApp.

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