Five portraits: How safe abortion saves women’s lives

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Every minute of every day, women who don’t have access to safe abortion care take great risks to end unintended pregnancies. Many lose their lives and others suffer serious, often permanent injuries. This publication shares five stories, based on real people and real events, that illustrate how comprehensive reproductive health care, including safe abortion care, saves lives and how the tragedy of unsafe abortion affects women, their families and their communities.