News

Monday July 29th, 2019

DKT WomanCare Global Announces Ipas Manual Vacuum Aspiration (MVA) Technology Price Reduction for All FP2020 Focus Countries

Significant price reduction on world’s leading MVA device will increase affordability, decrease risk of complications for estimated 56 million women...
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Thursday May 2nd, 2019

“Abortion and Public Health Ethics” by Dr. Mahmoud Fathalla

There is an ethical imperative to take public health action to eliminate the global problem of unsafe abortion. The moral...
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Monday April 29th, 2019

Abortion by telemedicine in the European Union

Abstract This paper analyses an important set of legal issues raised by the telemedical provision of abortion pills. Focusing on...
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Thursday April 25th, 2019

EUROPEAN UNION MULTI-ANNUAL FINANCIAL FRAMEWORK – EP endorses strong position on family planning, sexual and reproductive health and rights

The European Parliamentary Forum for Sexual & Reproductive Rights (EPF) reports that a sizable majority of Members of the European...
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Thursday April 18th, 2019

Nineteenth Meeting, Kathmandu 2019

   
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Wednesday April 17th, 2019

Could second-trimester medical abortion be offered as a day service?

Could second-trimester medical abortion be offered as a day service? Download PDF (Eng)
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Thursday April 4th, 2019

(Ru) Посмотрите, как представлена Молдова в Атласе контрацепции 2019

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Wednesday March 27th, 2019

Argentine 11-year-old’s C-section sparks abortion debate

News that doctors performed a caesarean section on an 11-year-old rape victim has reignited a debate on Argentina's abortion rules....
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Tuesday March 26th, 2019

The 11-year-old Argentine girl is not alone. Latin America’s abortion laws are a form of torture.

When two gynecologists performed an emergency Caesarean section on an 11-year-old rape survivor at the Eva Perón public hospital in...
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Friday March 22nd, 2019

Abortion across Borders Transnational Travel and Access to Abortion Services

Safe, legal, and affordable abortion is widely recognized as an essential medical service for women across the world. When access...
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Thursday March 21st, 2019

The European Parliament launched the Contraception Atlas 2019

Access to contraception should be a key concern of governments in empowering citizens to plan their families and lives. Yet...
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Tuesday March 19th, 2019

Barriers to Accessing Safe Abortion Services for Women of Reproductive Age in Georgia. New Research by Association HERA XXI

The Georgian law enables legal abortion up to 12 weeks of gestation, yet Georgian women continue to face significant challenges...
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Friday March 15th, 2019

We need to stand up for women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights

Ahead of International Women’s Day 2019, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Dunja Mijatović issued the following statement today:...
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Thursday March 14th, 2019

Countries where abortion is legal – and where it is totally illegal

Women in England and Wales have had the right to seek an abortion since 1968, but more than 50 years...
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Tuesday March 5th, 2019

Photos from the conference IWAC 2019, Thailand

Photos from the conference held in Thailand IWAC 2019, where the director of the Reproductive Health Training Center, Rodica Comendant...
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Thursday February 14th, 2019

(Ru) Руководство Ipas по снижению стигмы абортов

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Wednesday February 13th, 2019

(Ru) Новое исследование по правам женщин

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Friday January 11th, 2019

(Ru) Новый информационный ресурс для медицинских работников

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Tuesday December 18th, 2018

Regional Conference on Safe Abortion and Contraception targeted by the International Campaign for Women’s Right to Safe Abortion

The Regional Conference that took place between November 15-16 is the first topic of the newsletter published today by the...
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Thursday November 8th, 2018

Press Release

„Alinierea ghidurilor și protocoalelor clinice în avort și planificare familială post avort la recomandările OMS, în țările Europei de Est...
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Friday November 2nd, 2018

Speak up for women’s right

Catholics for Choice has led an effort to respond to Pope Francis’ recent inflammatory and dangerous remarks about abortion with the support...
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Thursday November 1st, 2018

“Implementing and expanding safe abortion care: an international comparative case study of six countries.”

A special supplement of the International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics devoted to an international comparative study of 6 countries (Colombia, Ethiopia, Ghana,...
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Tuesday October 30th, 2018

IMAP Statement on medical abortion

The statement is intended to support and guide International Planned Parenthood Federation Member Associations and other Sexual and reproductive health...
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Wednesday October 24th, 2018

Solidarity Request: Please sign the PETITION

Gulalai Ismail, is the co-founder and chair of Aware Girls in Pakistan and an award-winning human rights activist. She was detained at...
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Wednesday October 24th, 2018

Decriminalise abortion, let women and girls take a call: UN rights experts

Against the backdrop of unsafe abortions causing deaths of around 50,000 women every year, a group of United Nations human...
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Saturday October 20th, 2018

QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA: HOORAY!!!

Abortion legal on request to 22 weeks passed by Queensland parliament, Australia On 17 October 2018, at 7.42pm, after a...
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Friday October 19th, 2018

We women who are sex workers and without spouses…

We women who are free sex workers and without spouses are often victims of sexual assault and forced pregnancies. Dishonest...
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Wednesday October 17th, 2018

AWID calls for signatures on Binding Treatment Statement

This week, feminists and social movements from around the world are coming to the UN in Geneva to demand for a binding...
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Saturday October 13th, 2018

My body My rights

Through the Manifesto ‘My Body, My Rights! », published the 12th of October, 2018 in Le Nouvel Observateur, 343 European...
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Monday October 1st, 2018

Radical scale up of medical abortion needed globally urges new IPPF report

International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) today launched a new report on global medical abortion access as an urgent call to...
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Friday September 28th, 2018

Worldwide, an estimated 25 million unsafe abortions occur each year

Worldwide, 25 million unsafe abortions (45% of all abortions) occurred every year between 2010 and 2014, according to a new...
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