Drafting abortion laws generally

Association and Non-Governmental Organization resources

Ipas
Ipas. 2012. Maternal mortality, unwanted pregnancy and abortion as addressed by international human rights bodies -- Part one: Statements from treaties, Treaty Monitoring Committees, Special Rapporteurs, human rights commissions and human rights courts. Chapel Hill, NC: Ipas.
Ipas. 2012. Maternal mortality, unwanted pregnancy and abortion as addressed by international human rights bodies -- Part two: Treaty Monitoring Committee Concluding Observations Universal Periodic Review Working Group recommendations, recommendations by Special Rapporteurs, Commissions and Courts. Chapel Hill, NC: Ipas 
Ipas. 2012. Maternal mortality, unwanted pregnancy and abortion as addressed by international human rights bodies -- Part three: Treaty Monitoring Committee Concluding Observations, Universal Periodic Review Working Group recommendations, recommendations by Special Rapporteurs, Commissions and Courts. Chapel Hill, NC: Ipas.
Ipas. 2013. Maternal mortality, unwanted pregnancy and abortion as addressed by international human rights bodies -- Part three: Treaty Monitoring Committee Concluding Observations, Universal Periodic Review Working Group recommendations, recommendations by Special Rapporteurs, Commissions and Courts Countries A-L. Chapel Hill, NC: Ipas
Center for Reproductive Rights
Center for Reproductive Rights, Abortion Worldwide: Seventeen Years of Reform (2011)
Center for Reproductive Rights, Bringing Rights to Bear: Abortion and Human Rights , Government duties to ease restrictions and ensure access to safe services (2008). Review of each UN TMB standards regarding abortion and identification of gaps in standards.  International human rights law reflects an understanding of life protection as practically indistinguishable from considerations of health protection in the abortion context. 
Center for Reproductive Rights, Safe and Legal Abortion is a Woman’s Human Right (2008)
Center for Reproductive Rights, The World’s Abortion Laws Map (2013).
Center for Reproductive Rights, Crafting an Abortion Law that Respects Women’s Rights: Issues to Consider (Aug. 2004)
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Guttmacher Institute
Guttmacher Institute, The Social and Economic Benefits of Women’s Ability To Determine Whether and When to Have Children. By Adam Sonfield, Kinsey Hasstedt, Megan L. Kavanaugh and Ragnar Anderson (March 2013).
Guttmacher Institute, Making Abortion Services Accessible in the Wake of Legal Reforms: A Framework and Six Case Studies (April 2012).
Guttmacher Institute, Facts on Abortion in Africa (January 2012)
Guttmacher Institute Facts on Abortion in Asia (January 2012)
Guttmacher Institute, Facts on Abortion in Latin America and the Caribbean (January 2012) - In Spanish
International Planned Parenthood Federation
International Planned Parenthood Federation, Access to Safe Abortion:  A tool for assessing legal and other obstacles. Includes assessment of practice and law of conscientious objection.
International Planned Parenthood Federation, First Trimester Abortion Guidelines and Protocols: Surgical and medical procedures (2008). The aim of this document is to integrate protocols, guidelines and standards in a broad framework to ensure that no aspect of care is overlooked when providing comprehensive abortion care in the first trimester of pregnancy.
Provider Associations
International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO), Ethical Aspects of Induced Abortion for Non-Medical Reasons (1998).
International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) Safe Motherhood, (2012)  
Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. The Care of Women Requesting Induced Abortion - Evidence-based Clinical Guideline Number 7 (2011).