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23 September 2014
This week, world leaders are meeting in New York at the United Nation’s 69th General Assembly to discuss the future of global development.
We want to remind them, and everyone, that women die unnecessarily from unsafe abortion, every day. This is a tragedy. But we know how to stop it. It’s time to act.
Throughout history, in every country, women find themselves faced with a pregnancy they didn’t intend. The consequences can be dire. In the world today there are:
Today, Marie Stopes International launched a report about how we can achieve a world where women don’t die from an unsafe abortion. The report can be accessed at www.markewomenmatter.org
Marie Stopes International teams frequently encounter women suffering the effects of an unsafe abortion.
Learn about the causes and shocking consequences that women take to end an unwanted pregnancy by watching the animated video about what unsafe abortion really means.
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