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Honoring the Experience, Holding Space: An Interview with an Abortion Doula


Abortion doulas provide access to services, information, and support for women who choose to terminate their pregnancies.

14 / 12 / 2017

Banning Pregnant Girls From School In Tanzania


Global attentions turned to Tanzania President Magufuli, when he claimed teenage mothers should not be allowed to go back to school.

07 / 12 / 2017

Telemedicine helps women obtain safe medical abortions


For many people living in rural communities or developing countries, access to health services is extremely limited

30 / 11 / 2017

A summary of the Jackson Tali case and the need for women to have access to safe abortion options.

In October 2017, the Court of Appeal of Kenya ruled in a landmark case on the conviction of a registered nurse, Jackson Namunya Tali,

23 / 11 / 2017

Why abortion allies are key to supporting women’s reproductive freedom and improving women’s health

HowToUse believes that all of society benefits when women have the freedom to make their own reproductive health decisions. And research backs this belief up.

16 / 11 / 2017

Desperate or Determined? The Myth Surrounding Women Who Choose To Abort

When asked to describe the type of woman who seeks out an abortion, many people will describe the image of a terrified, desperate teenager. Or perhaps they envision a young, single, unemployed woman with no support or resources to raise a child. Though both of these narratives are valid, statistics and anecdotes from the reproductive health field tell a vastly different story.

07 / 11 / 2017

Why Women Need Information about How To Use the Abortion Pill


Since the introduction of misoprostol and mifepristone, the two pills involved in a safe medical abortion, women have greater choices than ever when it comes to when, how, and where to end their unplanned pregnancies.

31 / 10 / 2017