For our final round of infographics for Global Day of Action for Access to Safe and Legal Abortion, we bring you the following.
Seeking legal remedy for abortion in India after 20 weeks:
There is extremely low awareness and information about the legality of abortion at the community level. Low knowledge results in women, particularly young women, often facing numerous barriers as well as going to unsafe providers. According to World Health Organisation (WHO) girls and young... Read More
Woman-centered Comprehensive Abortion Care (CAC) includes high quality counselling and post abortion contraception as essential components of care. The methods being used to provide abortions need to be as per current standards. Recommended methods include – manual vacuum aspiration (... Read More
Unsafe abortion remains a `silent pandemic’(David Grimes); The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that 42 million pregnancies were voluntarily terminated, of which 20 million were unsafe (2003).
Rate of unsafe abortions are higher where abortion laws are restrictive. It... Read More
Information is key to battling stigma and promoting access to safe abortion. Here are some resources that are a must-read for people looking to learn more about abortion:
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Once a loved one makes the choice to get an abortion, how can you be of help? What are the things you can do and say to make the process easier for them? Here are 4 comics on the support network for abortion seekers, from parents and partners to friends and service providers.... Read More