Malawi has one of the most comprehensive laws against child marriage in Africa after a new bill was passed in 2017 increasing the legal marital age from 15 to 18-years-old. The Marriage Act of Malawi in 2017 protects any girl ...
There are more young people living now than at any other time in history - those aged 10-24 make up just less than one quarter of the world’s population. However, despite being a significant part of the world’s population, young people do not always have the opportunity to participate in society at the same level as older people.
Medical abortion has the potential to increase access to safe abortion care and to increase women’s autonomy and decision‑making with regards to their reproductive choices and rights. It is time to implement evidence‑based abortion services that promote, protect and fulfil the sexual and reproductive rights of all individuals everywhere.
IPPF's Her in Charge report presses governments, health, academic and NGO sectors to take immediate steps to stop women from dying and suffering disabilities due to an unsafe abortion, by radically scaling up medical abortion efforts.