ICRW joins so many others in acknowledging that the conviction of Derek Chauvin for the brutal murder of George Floyd represents a critical step in advancing accountability among law enforcement and the criminal justice system for the ongoing unjust treatment of Black and brown Americans. We also acknowledge and support the work that remains to be done to dismantle systemic racism in America and around the world.
As originally published in Healthcare for Women International, Dec. 19, 2019 (Taylor & Francis)
At a time of urgent calls for more evidence on the situation of abortion services globally (Faundes, 2012; Faundes, Rao, & Briozzo, 2009), the authors synthesize available research on the provision, utilization, and accessibility of post-abortion care (PAC) services in sub-Saharan Africa, focusing on the following questions:
Answers to these questions have potential to guide global action, including research, policy, and investments to address women’s risks for unsafe abortion wherever it still occurs.
Publication Subtitle: A systematic review
Publication Year: 2019
Publication Author: Chimaraoke Izugbara, Frederick Murunga Wekesah , Meroji Sebany, Elizabeth Echoka, Joshua Amo-Adjei & Winstoun Muga
International Center for Research on Women, Washington, D.C, USA; African Population & Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya; Centre for Public Health Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute – KEMRI, Nairobi, Kenya; Department of Population and Health, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana.