Africa

Women Help Women mobilize on September 28

On #Sept28 2016, the International Safe Abortion Day, Women Help Women launched a collection of statements and stories from people who risk jail to help others access abortion.Women help women everywhere. We help because it is a moral thing to do.

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“Step into our stories” #StepIntoOurShoes – UGANDA

Abortion is generally illegal in Uganda and is criminalised up to 14 years in prison. However, it is permissible for a doctor under the penal code to carry out an abortion if it places the life of the pregnant person at risk.

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‪#‎EndAbortionStigma‬ March in Cape Town, ‎SouthAfrica‬

WISH Associates together with Amnesty International held a march rally on September 27 in Cape Town to commemorate September 28 Day of Action.

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The End Abortion Stigma Initiative (EASI) in Cape Town will be leading a march on Sunday 27 September

The End Abortion Stigma Initiative (EASI) in Cape Town will be leading a march on Sunday 27 September! Join them in their message that abortion, a common, safe medical procedure, should not have a stigma attached to it. The event is taking place at 14h00 in the public area next to the Green Point McDonalds (near the stadium).

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SAVE-Ghana

We are organizing a forum dubbed the ‘Action Forum’ in the capital, Accra bringing the ministries of gender and social protection and that of health plus the director general of the Ghana health services together with the Coalition for NGOs in health and co-grantees such as IPAS, doctors for choice and the Global Media Foundation […]

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GROUPE DE VOLONTAIRES POUR LA PROMOTION DE LA MATERNITE SANS RISQUES EN RDC “GVP-MASAR/RDC”

The right to sexual and reproductive health in DRC will be effective as long as the authorities will understand that women and girl who are often victims of sexual violence have the ultimate decision to keep or abort their unwanted pregnancies. We support women’s right to safe abortion and will hold a meeting among midwives […]

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