These women work with Doctors Without Borders on sexual and reproductive health projects, which include medical care for termination of pregnancy. Here his testimony about the consequences of unsafe abortion and the reasons why these continue to be carried out in many parts of the world.
"There are many barriers as to what a safe abortion is. Most women believe they have no right or access, so it is important to provide information. Ignorance, shame and stigma lead many women to choose ways clandestines that put your life at risk. "
"A very basic right and a very simple procedure becomes a luxury for them."
It is estimated that more than 22,000 women and girls have died annually due to causes related to unsafe abortion. We cannot continue to ignore this forgotten medical need. As a medical and humanitarian organization, Doctors Without Borders is committed to providing safe abortion services as part of your medical care to reduce mortality and suffering from unwanted pregnancies and unsafe abortions.