New research on national policies finds that the vast majority of countries with liberal or liberally interpreted abortion laws provide public funding for the service
One in five women is interested, particularly if they have difficulty in obtaining or refilling a prescription.
ANSIRH’s Global Turnaway Study releases short film of stories from women denied abortion across the world.
Most women visited the study PRC for parenting resources, especially diapers and baby items/clothes.
The Newsweek op-ed examines the causes of the drop in abortions between 2013 and 2014.
The law did little to prevent women from having an abortion.
Turnaway Study analysis shows no increased risk of PTSD among women who had abortions compared to women who were denied abortions.
Fictional characters who have abortions are younger, whiter, and richer than their real-life counterparts.
We surveyed 100 published researchers of long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs).

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7.22.16
US policy restricting public funding of abortion is global outlier . New research on national policies finds that the vast majority of countries with liberal or liberally interpreted abortion laws provide public funding for the service
7.15.16
Self-injection of the contraceptive DMPA . One in five women is interested, particularly if they have difficulty in obtaining or refilling a prescription.
4.28.16
In Their Own Words: Experiences of Women Denied Abortions. ANSIRH’s Global Turnaway Study releases short film of stories from women denied abortion across the world.
Grossman D, Grindlay K, Burns B Public funding for abortion where broadly legal. July 2016. Contraception, [Epub ahead of print].
Hossain A, Moseson H, Raifman S, Gerdts C, Biswas KK, Foster DG ‘How shall we survive’: a qualitative study of women’s experiences following denial of menstrual regulation (MR) services in Bangladesh. July 2016. Reproductive Health, DOI: 10.1186/s12978-016-0199-8.
Upadhyay U, Zlidar V, Foster DG Interest in self-administration of subcutaneous depot medroxyprogesterone acetate in the United States. July 2016. Contraception, [Epub ahead of print].
Upadhyay U, Raifman S, Raine-Bennett T Effects of relationship context on contraceptive use among young women. July 2016. Contraception, 94(1):68-73.

Banner photos: All-Options Pregnancy Resource Center by Backline Bloomington; Dr. Dan Grossman speaking at the North American Forum on Family Planning © Michael Rubottom Photography.

Research category photos: Abortion photo © Can Stock Photo Inc. / Mark Adams, Rocketclips. Contraception photo © Cindy Chew for ANSIRH. Culture image part of an infographic designed for ANSIRH by Jessica Harrington, with art direction by Kate Giambrone and Julianna Johnson. International photo courtesy Stew and Vee Carrington via Creative Commons license. Policy photo courtesy of Heather Ault (modified and cropped). Turnaway photo © Jana Carrey for ANSIRH.

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