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Open Secret: The Toll of Unsafe Abortion in Tanzania

This research documents the experiences of Tanzanian women and girls with unsafe abortion, including the role of the restrictive legal and policy framework in driving the high levels of unsafe abortion and limiting access to [...]

Abortion,Tanzania,Engaging Policymakers,Publications

Open Secret: The Toll of Unsafe Abortion in Tanzania

Abortion,Tanzania,Engaging Policymakers,Publications

Lack of Safe Abortion Services: A Result of Restrictive Laws and Stigma

Abortion,Tanzania,Publications

Failure to Prevent Unplanned Pregnancies: The Case of Tanzania

Contraception,Tanzania,Publications

Challenging Institutional Stigma Against Abortion Care in Kenya

Abortion,Kenya,Reporting on Rights,Publications

A Decade of Existence: Revealing Progress, Reversals, and Betrayal of a National Compromise

Abortion,Kenya,Reporting on Rights,Publications

The Conflict in Northeast Nigeria’s Impact on the Sexual and Reproductive Rights of Women and Girls

Humanitarian Settings,Nigeria,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Criminalizing Adolescence

Adolescents constitute 24 percent of the population in Kenya. Nearly one-quarter of adolescents living in Kenya have an unmet need for family planning. This leaves adolescents vulnerable to early and unwanted pregnancies and sexually transmissible [...]

Adolescent SRHR,Africa,Publications

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The World’s Abortion Laws: Supplemental Publications card link

The World’s Abortion Laws: Supplemental Publications

Abortion,Africa,Reporting on Rights,Publications

Detention and Abuse of Women Seeking Maternal Health Services

On September 17, 2015, the High Court of Kenya issued a groundbreaking judgment in the case of Millicent Awuor (Maimuna) &, Margaret Anyoso Oliele v. Attorney General and others, Constitutional Petition No. 562 of 2012. [...]

Legal Restrictions,Africa,In the Courts,Publications

Legal Grounds III: Reproductive and Sexual Rights in Sub-Saharan African Courts

Reproductive and sexual rights, which are guaranteed in constitutions and in international and regional human rights treaties, have no impact if they are not recognized and enforced by national-level courts. Legal Grounds: Sexual and Reproductive [...]

Abortion,Africa,In the Courts,Publications

Facing Uganda’s Law on Abortion

Maternal mortality continues to be a formidable factor in the realization of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) in Uganda. Indeed 343 women out of every 100,000 women die from preventable pregnancy-related complications each [...]

Abortion,Africa,Engaging Policymakers,Publications

Facing Uganda’s Law on Abortion: Experiences from Women and Service Providers

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Abortion,Africa,Publications

Reproductive rights are human rights.

Help us ensure that every government around the world guarantees them.

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