Tools for progressive policy change Lessons learned from Ethiopia’s abortion law reform

Tuesday, January 15, 2008

This four-page fact sheet discusses how Ipas and other advocacy groups worked to successfully lobby to reform Ethiopia’s abortion laws in 2005. Topics discussed include: Ethiopia’s laws, constitution and parliament; arguments used by reform advocates; how opposition groups organized to prevent reform and how advocacy groups responded; critical factors for success; and tips for abortion-rights advocates looking to reform laws in other countries.

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