What can I do to prevent my community from backdoor abortions?


By Dineo Mokwena One day you may walk down the road and not see the same young girl you saw everyday, coming from school for the past three years at the same time. You may wonder what happened to her but not ask questions because she’s not your friend. She’s a total stranger, but you…

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Special Delivery: Abortion Pills By Mail


By: Elisa Wells When my mail carrier handed me the small brown envelope, I’m sure she had no idea she was handing me the means to have a safe, private abortion at home. I had ordered the pills a week and a half earlier off a somewhat sketchy website and, frankly, was wondering if they…

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Shaping minds in Uganda: starting a debate on abortion with medical students of Kampala


Analyzing the situation in Uganda When looking into addressing issues around abortion globally, connecting with local partners is one of safe2choose’s main instruments. We believe that working with those who have the knowledge and the expertise of their own countries is the best way to raise awareness and to find ways of improving access to…

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South Africans can access online information on safe and legal abortion


By Dineo Mokwena After launching an SMS platform  March 2017, Fem is now launching an online map that features all abortion providers verified by our team Since the liberalisation of the abortion law in South Africa in 1996, it’s estimated that mortality rates due to abortion have decreased by 91%. However, about 50% of abortions…

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The barriers for having an abortion in the US and the need for more privacy


By Michell Mor Limited contraceptive and abortion access is a problem filled with stigma and judgement, whether you’re in America or any other continent. In the United States, anti-abortion groups have long been causing troubles in clinics – notably in states like Texas and Mississippi – by trying to persuade women not to opt for…

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Making it real: The challenge of implementing South African abortion laws


By Kanyisa Booi In 2017, we celebrate the 20th anniversary of the enactment of the Choice of Termination of Pregnancy (CTOP) Act, which has equipped the South African legislation with one of the most progressive abortion laws in the world. However, according to a study conducted by HEARD, from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, 50% of…

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Latin Organizations unite creativity and innovation for health and reproductive rights in Latin America


The digital gadgets such as social networks, applications and more have helped bring people to all kinds of information and helped communicate in various ways no matter the distance. However, bringing Women in Latin America closer to these technologies by talking about safe abortion and reproductive rights has been a challenge.   For this reason,…

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We are staying available to support you with your abortion during COVID-19.

We are closely monitoring the situation of coronavirus globally and will keep updating our information and services.

We advise our readers to:

  1. Read our latest blog post on abortion and COVID-19
  2. Follow WHO safety guidelines on COVID-19
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