Resources

A Media mapping on the coverage of abortion in the media in West Africa (August 2021) – MAMA Network

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.

Media mapping in West Africa

Self-Managed Medical Abortion – A Practical Guide

The purpose of this guide is to support advocates and community health workers to disseminate scientific information about self-managed first trimester medical abortion.

Self-Managed Medical Abortion – A Practical Guide

Medical management of abortion

World Health Organization’s 2019 guidelines on medical management of abortion:

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MAMA Manifesto

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)

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Contextualizing medication abortion in seven African nations: A literature review

Contextualizing medication abortion in seven African nations: A literature review (Updated)

We conducted a comprehensive literature review on abortion in seven African countries to synthesize and analyze the landscape of abortion-related scientific knowledge, with the aim of informing abortion-access related research and programs in the region.

English : Contextualizing medication abortion in seven African nations A literature review (Updated)

 

Safe abortion with Mifepristone and Misoprostol

MAMA information materials for community distribution of protocols for medical abortion using Mifepristone and Misoprostol during the first 10 weeks of pregnancy.

CAMEROON PIDGIN | Cameroon Medical abortion with mifepristone plus misoprostol (combined method)

CHICHEWA | Malawi: Kuchotsa-mimba-pogwilitsa-makhwala-a-mifepristone-ndi-misoprostol-pamodzi

FRANÇAIS: Avortement médicamenteux avec Mifepristone et Misoprostol

ENGLISH: Medical abortion with Mifepristone and Misoprostol

HAUSA | NIGERIA: Zubar da ciki tare da Mifepristone da Misoprostol

IGBO | Nigeria: Iji Mifepristone na Misoprostol e mepu ime usoro jikotara ha

KIBEMBE | RDC: Isakya cemi ieteca Misorpristol na Mifepristone

LUGANDA | Uganda: Kujjamu olubuto nga okozessa amakelenda mnga gagatidwa wamu Mifepristone Misoprostol

MUNUKUTUBA | RDC: Kukatula kivumu na manganga Misoprostol kubwela Mifepristone 

SWAHILI | RDC: Utowaji mimba kwa kutumia vidonge vya Mifepristone na Misoprostol

SWAHILI | Kenya: Uavyaji mimba na Mifepristone pamoja na Misoprostol

YORUBA: Oyún Ṣiṣe Pẹlu Oògùn Mifepristone àti Misoprostol (Lapapọ)

 

Safe abortion with Misoprostol

MAMA information materials for community distribution of protocols for medical abortion using Misoprostol during the first 9 weeks of pregnancy.

CAMEROON PIDGIN | Cameroon: Medical abortion with misoprostol

CHICHEWA | Malawi: Uchotsa-mimba-ndi-makhawala-a-Misopulosito

CHICHEWA | Malawi: Uchotsa mimba ndi makhawala a Misopulosito (black & white)

ENGLISH: Medical abortion with Misoprostol

FRANÇAIS: Avortement médicamenteux avec Misoprostol

HAUSA | NIGERIA: Zubar da ciki tare da Misoprostol

IGBO | Nigeria: Ji misopurostoolu ete ime

IGBO | Nigeria: Ji misopurostoolu ete ime (black & white)

KIBEMBE | RDC: Isakya cemi ieteca Misoprostol

LUGANDA | Uganda: Okujjamo olubuto mungeli etalina bulabe nga okuzesa Misoprostol

MUNUKUTUBA | DRC: Kukatula kivumu na manganga na Misoprostol

SWAHILI | RDC: Utowaju mimba kwa kutumia Misoprostoli

SWAHILI | Kenya: Uavyaji mimba kwa kutumia dawa ya Misoprostal

YORUBA: Étò-Ìlera Oyún Ṣiṣe Pẹlu Oògùn Misoprostol

 

Speaking about self-managed abortion with pills. A practical guide

Guide on sharing information on abortion through a variety of media and contexts. Support on how to overcome challenges in speaking about self-managing abortion, by emphasizing the empowering and live saving potential of information about medical abortion.

ENGLISH: Speaking about self-managed abortion with pills. A practical guide

ENGLISH: Speaking about self-managed abortion with pills. A practical guide (print version)

FRANÇAIS: Parlons de l’avortement auto-administré en utilisant des comprimés. Guide pratique (version imprimée)

CHICHEWA: Kulankhula Za Kutchosa Pakati (Mimba) Pogwilitsa Ntchito Ma Pilisi A Kuchipatala. Ndondomeko Ya Kagwilitsidwe Kake

CHICHEWA: Kulankhula Za Kutchosa Pakati (Mimba) Pogwilitsa Ntchito Ma Pilisi A Kuchipatala. Ndondomeko Ya Kagwilitsidwe Kake (print version)

LINGALA: Tolobela Kosopa Zemi Na Bakisi Emelami Na Yo Moko

LINGALA: Tolobela Kosopa Zemi Na Bakisi Emelami Na Yo Moko (print version)

Safe abortion: technical and policy guidance for health systems

WHO 2012 recommendations about safe abortion care, including latest evidence updates for medical abortion protocols, guidance on how to establish and strengthen services, and, information about legal and human rights aspects of providing safe abortion care.

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Health worker roles in providing safe abortion care and post-abortion contraception

WHO 2015 recommendations about expanding the roles of health workers, including trained community or lay health workers in the provision of safe abortion care, post-abortion care and post-abortion contraception provision.

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