Step 1 of 4 25% Part 1: A little information about youThese questions will give us a better picture of the providers who have participated in our research. You're free to answer only what makes you comfortable. Enter your email:* Would you like to be informed of the survey results?*YesNoWhat is your age group?*Under 1818-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465+What is your Nationality?In which country do you work?*What is your gender?WomanManNon-binary / GenderqueerPrefer not to answerWould you describe yourself as transgender?Prefer not to answerYesNoWhat level of education have you completed?No schooling completedPrimary / Middle school diplomaHigh school diplomaSome college credits, no degreeBachelor’s degreeTrade/technical/vocational trainingGraduate degree (Master or Doctorate)What is your marital status?Prefer not to answerSingle/never marriedMarriedDivorcedWidowedIn a relationshipSeparatedHow would you describe your ethnic identity? Choose all that apply. Prefer not to answer Asian Arab Black Hispanic/Latin Indigenous White Multi-ethnic Other OtroWhat is your religion?Prefer not to answerAfrican Traditional ***SpecifyAgnosticAtheistBahá'íBuddhistCatholicChinese Traditional ***SpecifyChristian (Evangelist, Protestant)HinduIndigenous ***SpecifyJewishMuslimSikhSpiritistOrthodox***Specify:Do you have any children?YesNo Part 2: About your workplaceThese questions will help us understand the context of your work and the challenges you face.What is your profession?Community health workerPharmacistNurseAuxiliary nurseGynecologist / ObstetritianGeneral PractitionerPhysician from another medical specialtyMedical assistantMidwife / DoulaMedical studentNon-medical ally (abortion escort, clinic escort, volunteer)PsychologistCounselorSpecify:How long have you been working in the reproductive health field for?1–12 months1–2 years3–5 years6 - 15 years15 years +What type of organization do you work for? Abortion clinic Health center Hospital Physician's office Pharmacy/Dispensary NGO Autonomous Network Other OtherDo you work as an abortion provider for a government organization?YesNoWhat is the name of your organization?How many abortions does your organization provide every year? If you work independently, please mention the number of abortions you support every year.1- 4950 - 99100 - 249250 - 499500 - 9991000 - 14991500 - 19992000 - 49995000+What are the methods of abortion provided by your organization? Choose all that apply. Medical abortion Surgical abortion (vacuum) Surgical abortion (D&C) Surgical abortion (D&E) Post-abortion care & management of incomplete abortions Other Other methods of abortion provided by your organization:What type of abortions does your organization perform? Choose all that apply. First trimester Second trimester Third trimester Part 3: Challenges and opportunitiesNow it's time for you to tell us how YOU feel in your job. There is absolutely no right or wrong answer, we invite you to be completely honest about what's on your mind.Have you chosen to become an abortion provider?YesNoIf yes, why did you choose to become an abortion provider?If no, how did you end up becoming an abortion provider?Where did you get your training on abortion methods? Choose all that apply. Medical school Hospital residency program Family planning clinic Workshops NGO Social movements On your first job Online Other OtherDid you feel that your training on abortion methods was sufficient?YesNoWhat would you like to get more training on? Abortion methods and protocols Stigma and counselling Legal policy provisions Recognition and management of complications Nothing, I already know all that I need to. Other OtherDo you enjoy your work as an abortion provider?All the timeOftenSometimesRarelyNeverAre you proud to work in abortion care?YesNoSometimesIf yes, what are you the most proud of?Do you feel connected to others who do this similar work?YesNoSometimesIs the nature of your work causing you stress?All the timeOftenSometimesRarelyNeverWhere do you feel the most amount of stress?At work onlyAt home onlyBothWhat are the biggest challenges you face from your work? Choose all that apply. I don't feel challenged. Hostile climate: Threats, harassment, intimidations, violence, picketing, etc. Clash with my personal beliefs Personal or professional reputation at risk Pressure by partner/family/communities Lack of training Lack of support from other medical departments Discriminatory legislation and restrictions Fear of prosecution / Lack of government and law enforcement support and protection Lack of funding / Shortage and unequal access to resources / Economic pressure Shortage of abortion service providers High turnover Burnout / Feeling overworked Feeling of despair Other OtherWhat would help you overcome these difficulties?Do you feel ashamed or guilty of the work that you do?All the timeOftenSometimesRarelyNeverIf yes, why do you feel this?Do you find it hard to tell people that you work in abortion care?YesNoSometimesIf yes, why? Choose all that apply. I worry about judgement. I worry about violence. I worry about disappointment. I worry about being marginalized. I worry about being treated differently. Other OtherWhat makes you keep on doing what you do?Have you and/or your loved ones been the target of violence in the past because of your status as an abortion provider?YesNoIf yes, what happened? Choose all that apply. Threats to my life/safety Threats to life/safety of my relatives Physical violence Verbal violence Online harrasment Discrimination Harrassment / Intimidations / Attack on my reputation / Smear campaign Invasion of privacy / Stalking Economics reprisals Picketing I was reported to the law enforcement / under investigation Other OtherDo you feel discriminated in your professional life because of the work that you do?All the timeOftenSometimesRarelyNeverIf yes, why do you feel discriminated in your professional life? Choose all that apply. You feel that your work in abortion care is targeted by restrictive legislation more than other types of health care. You feel that other health workers look down on you because of your decision to work in abortion care. You feel other health care workers question your professional skills when they learn that you work in abortion care. You feel that your work is subjected to restrictions when trying to access staff, resources, equipment and funding more than other types of health care. You feel that other health departments do not want to collaborate with abortion providers and make your work harder. Other Other:Do you feel discriminated in your personal life because of the work that you do?All the timeOftenSometimesRarelyNeverIf yes, why do you feel discriminated in your personal life? Choose all that apply. You feel that people question your moral values when they learn you work in abortion care. You feel that society (the general public) does not value you as an abortion worker. You feel that friends and family who do not work in abortion care don’t understand your work. You worry that your family and friends will think less of you if you talk about the upsetting or difficult parts of your work in abortion care. You feel that you can't reveal your work or you won't be able to access certain services and resources Other, describe: OtherIf you have been discriminated in your personal life because of your work in abortion care, can you give an example?If you feel you need to hide your work from anyone, from whom is it? Choose all that apply. I don't feel I need to hide my work from anyone. Partner/spouse Relatives Friends Community Work colleagues Strangers Governement officials Media Religious groups Other Other:Do you struggle with mixing your personal values and the work you do?YesNoSometimesIf yes, what values are being challenged?What is the status of abortion in your country? Choose all that apply. 1. Abortion is permitted upon request at all times 2. Abortion is permitted if there is a risk to the woman's life 3. Abortion is permitted if there is a risk to the woman's physical health 4. Abortion is permitted if there is a risk to the woman's mental health 5. Abortion is permitted in case of rape, sexual abuse or incest 6. Abortion is permitted if there is a serious fetal anomaly 7. Abortion is permitted on socioeconomic grounds 8. Abortion is totally banned 9. Other 1. ***Please indicate the limit authorized in weeks:2. ***Please indicate the limit authorized in weeks:3. ***Please indicate the limit authorized in weeks:4. ***Please indicate the limit authorized in weeks:5. ***Please indicate the limit authorized in weeks:6. ***Please indicate the limit authorized in weeks:7. ***Please indicate the limit authorized in weeks:8. ***Please indicate the limit authorized in weeks:9. Other:9. ***Please indicate the limit authorized in weeks:Can we get in touch with you for a follow-up personal interview?YesNoThank you! We're so happy to have you with us all the way to the end! If you still have a moment, we would love for you to share some personal anecdotes with us in our last section. We promise it won't take long!YesNo Part 4: Sharing personnal testimoniesThese last questions are all about your personal feelings and memories. We'll share some of the most interesting quotes during our campaign, but we'll keep them totally anonymous, as promised before!What is your most memorable moment as an abortion provider?What advice would you give to other abortion providers who are facing similar challenges?What does a day in your life look like?We're done! Is there anything else you would like to add? This iframe contains the logic required to handle Ajax powered Gravity Forms.