In 2017, the US administration implemented the Global Gag Rule, a policy that denied funding to organizations that provided abortion care. This meant that UMATI, our Member Association in Tanzania, was forced to close 5 clinics – but emergency funding has allowed quality services to continue.
Since being introduced in 2009, medical abortion (the abortion pill), is revolutionising how women access abortion care. Almost half of the abortions performed in Nepal are through the medical procedure.
This short video provides useful tips to people who want to educate others about abortion, including ideas on how to create a safe and respectful space for discussion, how to present facts and how to make your session practical.
This short video (also available in French and Spanish) provides useful tips about what to consider when developing materials relating to abortion, including how to use rights-based messages and how to avoid using stigmatizing language and images.
Many sex workers in Uganda end up having unwanted pregnancies often resorting to unsafe abortions. There are many myths and misconceptions about contraception as well as a lack of access. This issue was one of the reasons why Lady Mermaid's ...
In the three years since the VODA Uganda project started there have been some incredible results. The project has brought about changes in perceptions about abortion in the community and schools, bringing community leaders and health workers on board, explaining ...
The aim of the She Decides Conference was to increase commitments from leading governments around the world, so that organizations like IPPF can continue to provide the critical access life-saving services that millions of women need.