Topic: Advocacy

Roots of Change: Facilitation guide

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. While it is a primer for those who may be new to abortion advocacy, it is also a helpful resource for experienced advocates.

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Coronavirus Disinformation to Defund the World Health Organization

This fact sheet summarizes the work and scope of the World Health Organization (WHO); details efforts by the Trump administration and anti-rights allies to defund the agency prior to the coronavirus outbreak; and provides recommendations for the U.S. Congress to protect the work of the agency and other international organizations.

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La base du changement: Un guide par étape sur le plaidoyer pour l’accès à l’avortement sécurisé

Ce guide a été conçu à l’usage des activistes qui souhaitent agir et défendre l’extension de l’accès aux soins d’avortement sécurisé dans leur pays. Il vous aidera, vous et vos collègues, à développer une stratégie s’appuyant sur les considérations uniques du plaidoyer en faveur de l’avortement. Il est conseillé de suivre pas à pas les étapes du guide avec un groupe restreint de parties prenantes déterminées à travailler ensemble pour étendre l’accès aux soins d’avortement sécurisé. Même s’il s’agit d’une introduction destinée à ceux qui débutent comme défenseurs de l’avortement, ce guide est également une source d’informations et de références utiles pour les activistes qui ont davantage d’expérience.

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La Base du Changement : Guide de facilitation

Ce guide de facilitation accompagne La base du changement : Un guide par étape sur le plaidoyer pour l’accès à l’avortement sécurisé qu’Ipas a publié en 2018. Le guide sur le plaidoyer, La base du changement, a été élaboré pour apporter de l’aide aux défenseurs nationaux qui souhaitent s’impliquer directement dans le plaidoyer en faveur d’un accès plus étendu aux soins d’avortement sécurisé dans leur pays.

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Los cimientos del cambio: Guía paso a paso sobre el Advocacy para ampliar el acceso a los servicios de aborto seguro

Esta guía está dirigida a promotores interesados en apoyar mayor acceso a los servicios de aborto seguro en su país. Les ayudará a usted y a sus colegas a formular una estrategia que tenga en cuenta las consideraciones únicas para actividades de promoción y defensa (advocacy) relacionadas con el aborto. Se recomienda que utilice esta guía en colaboración con un pequeño grupo de partes interesadas comprometidas a trabajar de manera conjunta para ampliar el acceso a los servicios de aborto seguro. Aunque esta guía es una introducción dirigida a las personas que están comenzando su trabajo de advocacy por el aborto, también es un recurso útil para promotores con experiencia.

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Raízes da Mudança: Um guia de advocacia passo a passo para expandir o acesso ao aborto seguro

Este guia destina-se a defensores interessados em apoiar a expansão do acesso a serviços de aborto seguro nos seus países e ajudará você e seus colegas a desenvolverem uma estratégia que toma em conta as considerações exclusivas para a defesa de direitos relacionados ao aborto. Pretende-se que você trabalhe com este guia juntamente com um pequeno grupo de intervenientes que estão comprometidos em trabalhar em conjunto na expansão do acesso a serviços de aborto seguro.

Embora este guia seja uma cartilha para aqueles que podem ser novos na defesa do aborto, também é um recurso útil para defensores mais experientes.

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The evidence speaks for itself: Ten facts about abortion

This manual serves as a quick reference guide for pro-choice advocates. The guide offers factual evidence debunking ten widely disseminated abortion myths, and provides supporting background information and resources. We hope this guide will help reproductive rights activists to confidently respond to challenges to our work and to continue advocating for abortion based on clear, scientific and unbiased data.

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Las evidencias hablan por sí solas: Diez datos sobre aborto.

Este manual sirve como guía de referencia rápida para promotores del derecho a decidir. La guía ofrece evidencia factual, que desacredita diez mitos sobre el aborto ampliamente difundidos, y proporciona antecedentes y recursos suplementarios. Esperamos que esta guía ayude a activistas defensores de los derechos reproductivos a responder con confianza a los retos en nuestro trabajo y a continuar abogando por el derecho al aborto basándose en datos científicos claros e imparciales.

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Tips for journalists covering sexual and reproductive health and rights issues

This guide was designed to help reporters understand the issues surrounding sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), including the right to safe abortion, so they can report on SRHR issues in an accurate, fair and balanced manner. Although the guide specifically targets print and online journalists, all journalists—including those who work in TV and radio—can benefit from the information provided. The guide can also be used by organizations and coalitions as a guide to training reporters on SRHR issues.

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Tips for spokespeople on sexual and reproductive health and rights

A spokesperson is the face of an organization and represents the organization when addressing an audience or speaking to the press. The topic of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) is sometimes sensitive or controversial, making the job of a spokesperson for an SRHR-focused organization very important. This tool is designed to help spokespeople excel at their jobs and craft messages that effectively reach their intended audiences.

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Pienselo bien

La campaña Vai pensando aí de Ipas Brasil cuestiona las opiniones del público sobre la ley del aborto restrictiva en Brasil.

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Vai pensando ai

No Brasil, o abortamento é muito restringido, permitido apenas em casos de estupro ou para salvar a vida ou a saúde da mãe. As mulheres que desrespeitam a lei podem ser encarceradas por até tres anos. Ainda assim, a cada ano mais de um milhão de mulheres correm este risco; mais de 200 morrem e quase 250.000 são hospitalizadas com complicações. É justo? Vai pensando ai.
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Zika virus infection in Brazil and human rights obligations

The February 2016 WHO declaration that congenital Zika virus syndrome constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern reacted to the outbreak of the syndrome in Brazil. But the government’s urging to contain the syndrome, which is associated with microcephaly among newborns, is confounded by lack of reproductive health services. Women with low incomes in particular have little access to such health services. The emergency also illuminates the harm of restrictive abortion legislation, and the potential violation of human rights regarding women’s health. Proposed suggestions for remedying the widespread health-care inequities in Brazil are instructive for other countries where congenital Zika virus syndrome is prevalent.

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