This technical brief was developed to help frontline service providers and other stakeholders create a safety culture when integrating TeamSTEPPS into comprehensive abortion care.
This dosage card serves as a quick reference guide for health-care providers who are administering medical abortion.
This toolkit is a resource for trainers, program managers and technical advisors who organize or facilitate training events and advocacy workshops in the field of sexual and reproductive health. It provides experienced trainers with the background information, materials, instructions, and tips necessary to effectively facilitate abortion values clarification and attitude transformation interventions.
If your organization receives global health assistance (monetary and non-monetary) from the U.S. government, there may be certain types of abortion-related work that you cannot perform—and these restrictions can even limit work funded from sources other than the U.S. government.
This guide is intended for advocates interested in supporting expanded access to safe abortion care in their countries. It will help you and your colleagues develop a strategy that considers the unique considerations for abortion-related advocacy. It is intended that you will work through the guide with a small group of stakeholders who are committed to working together on expanded access to safe abortion care.
This publication supplements Abortion care for young women: A training toolkit (Ipas, 2013). It modifies six values clarification and attitude transformation activities to focus specifically on young women and abortion.
This two-page fact sheet is adapted from a 2013 Ipas report investigating the impact of criminal abortion laws on women, their families and health-care providers in three South American countries—Bolivia, Brazil and Argentina.
This resource is an excerpt from Ipas’s Roots of Change: a step-by-step advocacy guide for expanding access to safe abortion. The purpose of this section is to provide you with the key considerations and practical resources necessary to ensure a sustainable and well-functioning coalition for your advocacy work.
This toolkit is a resource for facilitators, program managers and technical advisors who organize or facilitate workshops in the field of sexual and reproductive health and rights and who want to advance programming on safe abortion care for women and girls with disabilities.
This job aid provides clinicians with step-by-step instructions for performing a paracervical block.
Rwanda reformed its abortion law in 2012, but legal barriers and cultural and religious stigma make it nearly impossible for women to get a safe, legal abortion. Women with unplanned or unwanted pregnancies resort to unsafe and illegal abortions—and Rwandan police unjustly harass, arrest, prosecute and imprison hundreds of women and girls on abortion or infanticide-related charges each year. This report, by Ipas and Great Lakes Initiative for Human Rights and Development, shares findings from interviews with women, judges, legal defense lawyers, and police officers, and calls on the Rwandan government to take steps to address this ongoing human rights violation.
Tool for assessing gestational age for medical abortion.
This manual is intended for use in training-of-trainers courses.
This fact sheet highlights the disproportionately high impact of criminal abortion laws on young women. In places where abortion is a crime, women who are young, poor, uneducated and facing an unwanted pregnancy are at greater risk of resorting to illegal and unsafe abortions, and consequently being investigated, arrested and prosecuted.
A continuing challenge in ensuring universal access to comprehensive sexual and reproductive health care is the inability of individuals to confidently and safely terminate an unwanted pregnancy. This framework for sustainable...
This manual provides guidance to health-care personnel on improving the quality of care available to women seeking uterine evacuation services.
This guide is a resource for future health professionals who want to learn about and engage in abortion issues. Abortion is a critical but often neglected area of women’s rights, women’s health and health science education. The guide was developed for health sciences students—including students in medicine, nursing, midwifery, pharmacology, public health and other related fields—and can be adapted for other audiences too.
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This factsheet shares findings from a study conducted by Ipas and the International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations (IFMSA) that finds abortion content is limited or missing in most medical schools in the world.
Recommendations and dosing recommendations for use of prophylactic antibiotics in safe abortion care.