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Promoting Access to Self-Managed Abortion: Considerations for managing legal risk

This publication, created by Ipas and the Center for Reproductive Rights, is designed to help individuals and groups consider the potential impact of abortion regulations and offer tools to help assess legal risk when supporting access to self-managed abortion. It provides a brief background on medication and self-managed abortion, as well as related human rights obligations. It also includes two templates for understanding and assessing risk. The tool can be completed online or in person and can be incorporated into other risk- and security-assessment practices.

Note: This publication is intended to provide general guidance and is not intended as legal advice and may not address all legal risks in your jurisdiction. We strongly encourage you to contact counsel in your jurisdiction for assistance in tailoring legal risk mitigation strategies relative to your particular circumstances.

Authors: Ipas, Center for Reproductive Rights
Year: 2021

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We work with partners around the world to advance reproductive justice by expanding access to abortion and contraception.

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The global movement for legal, accessible abortion is growing. Our staff and partners in countries as diverse as Bolivia, Malawi and India are working to ensure all people can access high-quality abortion care.

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The global movement for legal, accessible abortion is growing. Our staff and partners in countries as diverse as Bolivia, Malawi and India are working to ensure all people can access high-quality abortion care.

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