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Free online event – What Is Your Vision: The Future Of Abortion Care In Australia

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Children by Choice, Family Planning NT, I Had One Too, 1800 My Options, Our Bodies Our Choices, South Australian Abortion Action Coalition, Sexual Health Quarters WA, SPHERE and Women’s Health Tasmania, September 2020 Event time and date: Mon 28th Sep 2020, 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm AEST (NB: this event starts at 6.30 PM Adelaide Time) About the event Gina Rushton will be chatting to health...

Situational Report: Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights in Australia

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Marie Stopes Australia, Updated 17 April 2020 Situational Report: Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights in Australia – A request for collaboration and action to maintain contraceptive and abortion care throughout the SARS-COV-2 / COVID-19 pandemic Executive Summary We are in a context of increased risk of unplanned pregnancy, reproductive coercion, sexually transmitted infections, lack of...

Concerns for women after SA closes two centres for surgical abortion

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ABC News, 19/09/2019 Two of South Australia’s surgical abortion services have been shut down over the past 18 months, amid community concerns about the impact on women seeking care. In January, services were relocated from the main abortion provider in the state, the Pregnancy Advisory Centre in Adelaide’s inner-western suburbs, moving all surgical abortions to the Queen Elizabeth...

Later-term abortions: Stigma versus reality

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Sydney Morning Herald,  July 22 2017
“We consider ourselves to be potential targets for domestic terrorism.”
That’s the reason one abortion provider gave for not wishing to be named when asked for comment about the situation facing later-term abortion providers in Australia.
Dr Jane Baird

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The barriers to medical abortion [in Australia]

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Australian Journal of Pharmacy,  08/06/2017 Australian women are choosing medical abortion less often than international peers because there are barriers to access, argue two experts. in countries where mifepristone has been available for some time, about half of women seeking to terminate a pregnancy choose it over surgical termination. Access in Australia is relatively recent, and at this stage...

Access, equity and costs of induced abortion services in Australia: a cross-sectional study

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Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, January 2017, doi:10.1111/1753-6405.12641 Objectives: To examine access and equity to induced abortion services in Australia, including factors associated with presenting beyond nine weeks gestation. Methods: Cross-sectional survey of 2,326 women aged 16+ years attending for an abortion at 14 Dr Marie clinics. Associations with later...

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