Three med students in India talk about an ASAP Asia workshop they participated in on gender, sexuality, and abortion.
Trump’s stated desire to restrict access to safe, legal abortion services, combined with the most regressive Republican Party platform on sexual and reproductive rights, spell disaster.
November 9, 2016 We at the International Women’s Health Coalition are deeply concerned that the policies proposed by US President-elect Trump and the Republican Party will result in serious setbacks for women and girls worldwide. As an independent, feminist advocacy organization, we stand ready to oppose any effort to roll back progress for women and…
The next administration must build on the progress made and prioritize sexual and reproductive health and rights in both domestic and foreign policy.
We now know the next Secretary General won’t be a woman, but will he be a feminist?
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Published in 2008, this fact sheet outlines some of the restrictions on access to safe abortion around the world, and the global consequences of those restrictions. It also offers suggestions on how to reform abortion policies and improve access to safe abortion services.
>>Available in PDF / Available in French and SpanishSummary: By Adrienne Germain and Theresa Kim (New York: IWHC, 1999). Demonstrates how to use international conference agreements and human rights instruments to argue for access to safe abortion services, and describes strategies that are being used across a wide range of countries to implement such services (44 pages).
By Ruth Dixon-Mueller and Adrienne Germain Published in 1993, these essays offer differing perspectives of women’s health advocates, scientists, and researchers on contraceptive development; assessing “relative risks” of contraception and pregnancy; defining “unmet need” for family planning; and abortion.
Congress finally agreed to provide badly-needed funding to halt the spread of the Zika virus. But it’s woefully inadequate.