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  • What is Self-Managed Abortion?

    More information about the SASS project Read more »

  • Women Help Women in Bahasa Indonesia!

    Women Help Women and our partner Samsara are excited to post a translation of the Information on Medical Abortion/Frequently Asked Questions part of the WHW website in Bahasa! We hope that this resource will help women who speak Bahasa Indonesia to have all the information that they need to have… Read more »

  • Self-Managed Abortion: Now in the USA!

    Self-managed Abortion; Safe and Supported  is a new project to provide information and support to women in the USA around self managed abortion, to reduce any negative health impact associated with unsafe abortion methods, and to ensure that self-managed abortions are medically and legally as safe… Read more »

  • Red Feminista y Lesbofeminista entrega información para el Aborto Seguro, Libre y Autónomo

    Como Red feminista y Lesbofeminista de entrega de información para un aborto libre, seguro y autónomo, estamos muy felices de compartir nuestro accionar político y concreto que llevamos construyendo a pulso, a base de rebeldía y amor entre mujeres. Juntas hemos levantado la campaña #Misopatodas la… Read more »

  • Safe Abortion Hotline in Honduras

    La Línea, in Honduras, gives safe, confidential and scientific information about safe abortion and about emergency contraception. They are the only hotline giving this information in Honduras, where there is a critical need for this support of women´s reproductive rights and health! Read more »

  • Defiéndete de la violencia obstétrica

    Women Help Women in collaboration with activists and partners in Latin America and around the world has launched a new resource as part of the May 28th International Day of Action for Women´s Health! Obstetric violence related to abortion is not always recongnized as such , but we know that women… Read more »

  • Information on Safe Medical Abortion in Haitian Creole

    A new infographic on the safe use of misoprostol for abortion has been published by the Chilean abortion hotline, Línea Aborto Chile. Now that more Haitian immigrants are living in Chile, and not all of them speak Spanish, the hotline found it important to make this information available. Abortion… Read more »

  • Women Help Women Announces the Launch of the First Counseling Helpline in U.S. for Self-Managed Abortions

    Boston, MA (April 27, 2017) – Today Women Help Women (WHW) will launch a first-of-its-kind online service to provide individualize, online support and information to people in the U.S. with unwanted pregnancies who are considering or using abortion pills on their own.  This service, called Self Read more »

  • Women Help Women - why we do what we do?

    This interview with Kinga Jelinska of Women Help Women comes from ProMosaik. Read more »

  • Abortion Dream Team on Tour in Poland

    Conversations about abortion across Poland. Read more »

  • Research: How can a state control swallowing? The home use of abortion pills in Ireland.

    Research by professor Sally Sheldon published in Reproductive Health Matters. Read more »

  • Launch of the network MAMA (Mobilizing Activists Around Medical Abortion in Sub-Saharan Africa)

    Today on 28 September is the launch of the MAMA programme (Mobilising Activists around Medical Abortion). Read more »

  • Helpline launched by bpas for women that use abortion pills in Ireland, Northern Ireland and Isle of Man

    Press release of bpas: Helpline launched for illegal abortion pills 01 September 2016 ·         Adverse events extremely unlikely, but women may not seek help as they know they are… Read more »

  • Three women hand themselves in to police after breaking abortion law in Northern Ireland

    The women have handed themselves into police in Northern Ireland stating that they want to challenge the law and their action comes as a response to recent prosecutions in the area. Read more »

  • Unfairly censored by youtube!

    Youtube deleted the account of Women Help Women because of videos with life-saving information how to use misoprostol. Read more »

  • Safe abortion Thailand

    testimony from the email: สวัสดีค่ะ ก่อนอื่นขอขอบคุณที่ให้การช่วยเหลือนะคะ ถ้าไม่ได้ที่นี่ก็ไม่รู้จะไปพึ่งใครที่ไว้ใจได้ค่ะ ขอมาแชร์ประสบการณ์เพื่อเป็นประโยชน์ต่อคนอื่นๆนะคะ ขอแนะนำตัวก่อนค่ะ หนูอายุ 24 ปี แฟนอายุ 33 ปี คบกับแฟนมา 2 ปี คุมกำเนิดโดยการกินยาคุมอย่างสม่ำเสมอมาตลอด… Read more »

  • New documentary movie - help needed

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  • The Zika Virus - Exposing Brazil's Inequality

    The Zika virus has kick-started national and worldwide debates yet again about abortion in Latin America. Many countries are experiencing renewed calls for a relaxation in their abortion laws, however, governments in Latin America have yet to change their position on abortion. Read more »

  • Women Help Women in the Media

    Since we launched, we have been mentioned in the international media on several occasions.
    Below is a list of selected articles to date which have referred to Women Help Women: Read more »

  • How to use abortion pills misoprostol and mifepristone at home?

    Graphic instruction for all the people that get (buy, receive by post, get from friends, from doctors, from pharmacists, from the internet) the pills called mifepristone and misoprostol. The instructions show how to use abortion pills safely at home. The pills provoke an abortion, a process… Read more »