Category: Members’ Actions

#Sept28 South-led Tweet-a-thon

This September 28, International Safe Abortion Day, join south-based organizations and young activists in calling for access to #MedicalAbortionNow and asserting #AbortionIsEssential! Learn more about their calls in this resource. Follow @WGNRR, @wgnrr_africa and @Safe_Abortion on Twitter to keep updated!

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Campaign Statement: International Safe Abortion Day, 28 September 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted and exacerbated differential access to safe and legal abortion around the world, both between and within countries during 2020. Many borders have been closed and lockdowns have confined women to their homes, making it difficult to access safe, legal abortions. Even where abortion is accessible, in-person and especially hospital-based abortion […]

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SAIGE-YANAA: Young People and Their Stories of Abortion

The Safe Abortion Advocacy Initiative – A Global South Engagement (SAIGE) and Young Activist Network for Abortion Advocacy has collected stories from various partner organizations on young people and their experience of abortion and featured these in a series of postcards for sharing this September 28, International Safe Abortion Day.

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Request for sign-on: HRC45 Joint civil society statement on abortion

In support of the upcoming International Safe Abortion Day on 28 September, the Sexual Rights Initiative, the Sexual and Reproductive Justice Coalition, the Center for Reproductive Rights, the Asian-Pacific Resource and Research Centre for Women, the Association for Women’s Rights in Development, CHOICE for Youth and Sexuality, the International Planned Parenthood Federation, Ipas, the International […]

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South to South Conversations: Reproductive Justice and Abortion Rights

illustrations by Maanya Dhar The current global crisis resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic directly impacts women’s and girls’ access to sexual and reproductive health services including safe abortion services and information. COVID-19 response mechanisms continue to shrink access to reproductive services that have always been very elusive and challenging to girls, women and marginalized communities. […]

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