28 September

International Safe Abortion Day

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

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SAIGE: Global South Statement on Access to Safe Abortion

This is a statement by the SAIGE network commemorating the International Safe Abortion Day on September 28th. This statement has been submitted to the 45th session of the Human Rights Council. Download the full statement here.  Marginalised women face multiple oppressions and we can only truly achieve human rights by addressing how they impact one […]

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Amnesty International Releases its Updated Institutional Policy on Abortion

Amnesty International recognizes the right of every woman, girl or person who can become pregnant to abortion, provided in a manner that respects their rights, autonomy, dignity and needs in the context of their lived experiences, circumstances, aspirations and views. Amnesty International’s abortion policy calls for full decriminalization of abortion and universal access to abortion, post-abortion care and evidence-based, non-biased abortion-related information, free of force, coercion, violence and discrimination. The organization’s approach to abortion is principle-based and derived from international human rights law and standards and long-standing human rights principles.

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People’s Health Movement’s Gender Thematic Circle September 28 Campaign Statement

Gender, Justice Group of People’s Health Movement (PHM) to reiterate the demand for ‘Access to safe, quality and legal abortion’ and strengthen global solidarity on women’s /feminists and public movements and speak out for the Abortion rights of ALL- young girls, women / pregnant persons. We as PHM issued a statement following the fourth People’s Health Assembly (PHA4) in 2018, which was widely appreciated and contributed to building solidarity with other networks and movements.

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Actions around the world

Accross the globe, various organisations have activities planned for September 28. Hover on your country on the map to find out more about the activities near you or click on the button below to tell us about your activity!

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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!

#MyAbortionMyHealth

#28SEPT

You can also download our social media image kit that includes banners, posters, and logo.

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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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