The portrayal of abortion in the media plays a critical role in public perceptions of this topic and can therefore have a significant public and political impact. News coverage on reproductive health can shape public debate and push for progressive policy agendas. MAMA Network, along with several partners, embarked on a project to explore the coverage of abortion in the media in West Africa.
A Media mapping on the coverage of abortion in the media in West Africa (August 2021) – MAMA Network
MAMA understands that abortion pills create a universal opportunity for safe abortion regardless of how abortion is regulated by national laws. By providing women with accurate information about abortion with pills, activists challenge restrictive laws’ legitimacy, contribute to dismantle abortion stigma and shame, foster women’s empowerment and respect women’s autonomy. (Extract)
MAMA information materials for community distribution of protocols for medical abortion using Mifepristone and Misoprostol during the first 10 weeks of pregnancy.
MAMA information materials for community distribution of protocols for medical abortion using Misoprostol during the first 9 weeks of pregnancy.