IPPF works to ensure that every woman and girl has the human right to choose to be pregnant or not and we will continue to supply and support safe and legal abortion services and care. We are committed to reducing the number of deaths of women and girls who are forced to turn to unsafe abortion methods. Make Abortion Safe. Make Abortion Legal. For all Women and Girls. Everywhere.

To mark the Global Day of Action for Access to Safe and Legal Abortion we want to share Maria’s story. She’s a young woman in Uruguay who, like millions of other women each year, had an abortion. Although abortion is ...
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This is the story of Maria, a young woman in Uruguay who had an abortion. Openly talking about abortion is taboo, even though it's legal. She shares her experience