Tools

CRR: Whose Right to Life? Women’s Rights and Prenatal Protections under Human Rights and Comparative Law

The right to life is a fundamental human right, central to the enjoyment of all other human rights. International human rights law recognizes this basic right begins at birth, and international and regional human rights bodies, as well as courts worldwide, have clearly established that any prenatal protections must be consistent with women’s human rights. […]

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PAC Consortium: “Why Youth Friendly PAC: Reasons, Resources and Realities”

The Youth-Friendly PAC Task Force hosted a webinar titled, “Why Youth Friendly PAC: Reasons, Resources and Realities” on Thursday, September 4, 2014. The purpose of the webinar was to discuss the reasons that youth-friendly postabortion care is important, and to share examples of the realities of working in the field and resources that are available. […]

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Guttmacher study: Intended and Unintended Pregnancies Worldwide in 2012 and Recent Trends

Of the 213 million pregnancies that occurred worldwide in 2012, 40%—about 85 million—were unintended, about the same proportion as in 2008, when 42% of all pregnancies globally were unintended. The new study, “Intended and Unintended Pregnancies Worldwide in 2012 and Recent Trends,” by Gilda Sedgh et al. of the Guttmacher Institute, found that the proportion […]

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Pathfinder: Abortion Policy Scan for Advocacy (Multiple Languages)

This tool is intended to help organizations assess the official policies and laws governing abortion care as compared with the actual situation, and identify challenges to and opportunities for improving access to safe abortion through policy change.

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Collection on Safe Abortion Advocacy

In this section you will find a list of useful resources that capacitate SRHR advocates to conduct effective advocacy to improve access to abortion services by improving skills in campaigning, lobbying and community education among others.

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Collection on Safe Abortion Policy

In this section you will find a list of resources that provide useful insights and practical suggestions for those working with the policy makers. The resources equally offer a serious of country specific examples as well as an overview of legal and policy considerations in relation to abortion provision.

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