28 September

International Safe Abortion Day

Diverse Actions, Different Places, One Demand:
Access to Safe & Legal Abortion NOW!

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First call to action

On 28 May, we will commemorate the International Day of Action for Women’s Health and join with activists around the world to highlight our demands for the right to access safe abortion. Amid growing global crises and uncertainty, we assert that continuing rollbacks, shrinking civic space and proliferation of false narratives have a negative impact on sexual and reproductive health and rights, especially among disenfranchised and marginalised communities. We come together to combat the multiple crises we face by calling on our governments to recognise that access to safe abortion is essential health care and central to all crisis responses.

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Primer llamado a la acción

El 28 de mayo conmemoraremos el Día Internacional de Acción por la Salud de la Mujer y nos uniremos a activistas de todo el mundo, a fin de resaltar nuestras demandas por el derecho al acceso al aborto seguro. En medio de las crecientes crisis e incertidumbre globales, afirmamos que los continuos retrocesos, la reducción del espacio cívico y la proliferación de narrativas falsas, tienen un impacto negativo en la salud y en los derechos sexuales y reproductivos, especialmente entre las comunidades marginadas y negadas de derechos. Nos unimos para combatir las múltiples crisis que enfrentamos, para hacer un llamado a nuestros gobiernos para que reconozcan que el acceso al aborto seguro es una atención de salud esencial y fundamental, que tiene que estar presente en todas las respuestas a las crisis.

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Premier Appel à l’Action

Le 28 mai, nous commémorerons la Journée Internationale d’Action pour la Santé des Femmes et joint par les militants du monde entier pour souligner nos revendications pour le droit d’accéder à un avortement sécurisé. Au milieu des crises mondiales et de l’incertitude croissantes, nous affirmons que les reculs continus, le rétrécissement de l’espace civique et la prolifération de faux récits ont un impact négatif sur la santé et les droits sexuels et reproductifs, en particulier parmi les communautés privées de leurs droits et marginalisées. Nous nous unissons pour combattre les multiples crises auxquelles nous sommes confrontés en appelant nos gouvernements à reconnaître que l’accès à l’avortement sécurisé est un soin de santé essentiel et au cœur de toutes les réponses aux crises..

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Visual Notes of the #MakeUnsafeAbortionHistory: A Global South Conversation on Safe Abortion.

How can we Make Unsafe Abortion History? Partners and allies gathered at the online #MakeUnsafeAbortionHistory: A Global South Conversation on Safe Abortion last September 24, 2021, 8:00PM – 9:30PM (GMT+8). Each speaker was able to engage a conversation on the various contexts of safe abortion rights. The regional discussions were conducted by Sai Jyothirmai (Asian-Pacific […]

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Messages of love, kindness, and support
for people who had an abortion

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Let's change the narrative and talk about how abortion is healthcare that should be afforded to all who need it. Use the following handles and messaging throughout the month of September and on 28 September to promote the messaging of the campaign!

#InternationalSafeAbortionDay

#28SEPT

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September 28 has been a regional campaign for the decriminalization of abortion in Latin America and the Caribbean for over twenty years before being taken on by SRHR activists all over the world in 2011.
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