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Fourth call to action 2019

We urge you to call on your national leaders to make a commitment at home and from the floor of the three conferences to support universal access to safe abortion as life-saving healthcare for anyone with an unwanted pregnancy.

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Third call to action 2019

“Abortion is healthcare” is an especially appropriate theme for 2019 in light of the upcoming international meetings that will bring together national leaders who are responsible for global and national health, healthcare systems, and the provision of healthcare – as well as universal health coverage, gender equality and sustainable development.

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First call to action 2019

8 September is the annual day of action in support of the right to safe abortion. It has been celebrated since 1990 in Latin America, and since 2011 around the world. In recent years, there have been more than 100 actions in 65 countries.

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New global medical abortion database launched to increase safe abortion access for women

The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) today launched www.MedAb.org – the Medical Abortion Commodities Database, which houses information on the availability of quality misoprostol, mifepristone and co-packaged mifepristone and misoprostol (combipacks) at national level. The database is a resource for public health professionals seeking information to inform policy and use in reproductive health care programmes. […]

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Campaign Safe Abortion in South Africa [special 28 September report]

Global Health Strategies is an international organisation that focuses on improving health and well-being around the world using advocacy, communications, research, and policy analysis. They launched a partner-driven, social and community campaign on #MyBodyMyChoice on 10 September 2018 till 31 October. The campaign seeks to raise the discourse on reproductive justice and abortion as a key […]

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#I Decide What Happens to My Body campaign

To mark the International Day of Safe Abortion,  IPPF launches the Vision 2020 report; Her in Charge: medical abortion and women’s lives – a call for action The report is launched in conjunction with IPPF’s annual #I Decide What Happens to My Body campaign , an animation on medical abortion https://www.ippf.org/idecide/ and a Medical Abortion Commodities Database (www.MedAb.org) with information onquality misoprostol, mifepristone and […]

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