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Partnering to limit the harm caused by unsafe abortion
27 Feb 2014 | Post abortion care

Stopping the harm caused by unsafe abortion

Every year 47,000 women die after an unsafe abortion and 8 million more women are left suffering from short term or permanent disabilities. And the impact can be just as devastating for the families and communities left behind: when a mother dies, the risk of death for her children under age 5 goes up b...

Unsafe abortion remains a major global public health and human rights concern.

Women risk their lives to end unwanted pregnancies, and it is vital that they can access the professional healthcare they need if and when things go wrong. Post-abortion care can be lifesaving and is legally permitted in every country around the world....

Every year 47,000 women die after an unsafe abortion and 8 million more women are left suffering from short term or permanent disabilities. And the impact can be just as devastating for the families and communities left behind: when a mother dies, the risk of death for her children under age 5 goes up by 50%.

Stopping the harm caused by unsafe abortion

Monica outside Marie Stopes Tanzania centre
23 Dec 2013 | Post abortion care

Let’s talk about sex: why education about sex and contraception is...

63% of Tanzanian adolescents who are in a relationship are sexually active, but denied...

Let’s talk about sex: why education about sex and contraception is vital to young women

Reaching the under-served
08 Jul 2013 | Family planning

Our impact in 2012

Today sees the release of our 2012 Global Impact Report, in which we examine the overall impact of our family planning and safe abortion services in 2012.

Our impact in 2012

Abortion flyers
28 May 2013 | Post abortion care

The real life impact of unsafe abortion

Unsafe abortion is a serious global and public health concern. Around one in 10 pregnancies worldwide end in an unsafe abortion, causing...

The real life impact of unsafe abortion

Marie Stopes International Nigeria client waiting for family planning counselling
20 May 2013 | Maternal health

Services, delivery on the ground and impact: Marie Stopes...

From 28th to 30th May, we'll be at the Women Deliver 2013 conference, working to...

Services, delivery on the ground and impact: Marie Stopes International at Women Deliver