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Unsafe abortion and sexual health in the Arab World

Damascus Conference (1992)

Unsafe abortion and sexual health in the Arab World

the Damascus Conference.

by Damascus Conference (1992)

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Published by International Planned Parenthood Federation, Arab World Region in [London] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Arab countries
    • Subjects:
    • Abortion -- Arab countries -- Congresses.,
    • Birth control -- Arab countries -- Congresses.,
    • Women -- Health and hygiene -- Arab countries -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Summary of the Damascus Conference, held 1-3 December, 1992, and sponsored by the IPPF, Arab World Region, and the Syrian Family Planning Association.

      ContributionsInternational Planned Parenthood Federation. Arab World Regional Office., Syrian Family Planning Association.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ767.5.A55 D36 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination32 p. :
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL319525M
      LC Control Number97835452

      At the United Nations Millennium Development Goals summit in , President Barack Obama joined other world leaders in pledging to substantially step up financial support for development assistance. His commitment arises not merely out of altruism or charity. In a global economy and interconnected world, alleviating poverty, improving health and fostering economic development.   The study authors say the research, led by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Guttmacher Institute in New York, highlights the need for safe access to abortion .


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Unsafe abortion and sexual health in the Arab World by Damascus Conference (1992) Download PDF EPUB FB2

Unsafe abortion: the preventable pandemic The Lancet sexual & reproductive health series 25 November The effects of contraception on obstetric outcomes 31 December Unsafe abortion: global and regional estimates of incidence of unsafe abortion and associated mortality in Fourth edition 31 December   Ladjali M, Hammand J, et al.

Unsafe abortion and sexual health in the Arab world: the Damascus Conference. London: International Planned Parenthood Federation, Arab World Cited by: 7. Unsafe abortion – defined as a procedure for terminating an unwanted pregnancy either by persons lacking the necessary skills or in an environment lacking minimal medical standards or both – results in the deaths of 47 women every year and leaves millions temporarily or permanently disabled.

Title(s): Unsafe abortion and sexual health in the Arab world. The Damascus Conference. Country of Publication: England Publisher: London, England, IPPF, Arab World Region, [].

In the Arab world, there are few if any safe ways to have an abortion if a woman wants to terminate a pregnancy, even if this is the result of rape. In many cases, all she can do is resort to. Unsafe abortion remains one of the most neglected sexual and reproductive health problems according to the World Health Organisation.

In recent years it has been estimated that nearly 44 million abortions occur annually leading to aro deaths. At this rate a woman will die of an unsafe abortion every 11 minutes.

According to a World Health Organization report, million unsafe abortions are conducted worldwide per year, most of which take place in developing countries. Some five million cases require the mothers to be admitted to hospitals for treatment, while ab women die of the complications of unsafe abortions every year.

Unsafe Abortion and Women's Health: Change and Liberalization: Medicine & Health Science Books @ This document brings together, in a standardized format, global data on the incidence of and mortality due to unsafe abortion.

The tabulations consist of data collected from a variety of sources, including health service reports and surveys. Regional and global. Unsafe abortion is defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a procedure for terminating an unintended pregnancy carried out either by persons lacking the necessary skills or in an environment that does not conform to minimal medical standards, or both.

When women want to limit or postpone. Unsafe abortion is a procedure for terminating an unwanted pregnancy either by persons lacking the necessary skills or in an environment lacking minimal medical standards or both, as defined.

of unsafe abortion and understand women’s experience of unplanned pregnancy. Religious fatawa Inin a meeting on unsafe abortion and sexual health in the Unsafe abortion and sexual health in the Arab World book World, the participants agreed that ‘‘unsafe abortion was a major public health problem in almost all countries, and that.

Overview. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimated that for the time period of there were million abortions worldwide each year. Out of these abortions, approximately 54% were safe, 31% were less safe, and 14% were least safe. That means that 25 million (45%) abortions each year between and were unsafe, with 24 million (97%) of these in developing countries.

unsafe abortion as a violation of women’s right to life.6 As a result, they have called on States to review restrictive laws that criminalize abortion7 and increase access to family planning8 and sexual and reproductive health information9, in order to reduce the number of unsafe abortions.

Safe and Legal Abortion is a Woman's Human Right. For most women in the Arab world, getting an abortion is usually very dangerous. Because it is illegal, it often involves unqualified doctors and unnecessary health risks.

Unsafe abortion remains one of the five leading causes of maternal mortality, despite the fact that it is mostly preventable.

More t women and girls die each year after having an unsafe abortion, according to a comprehensive report published by the Guttmacher Institute in Since the world has made significant progress to reduce the other main causes of maternal deaths.

A powerful short documentary from Palestine on the impact of unsafe abortion on a woman's life. With interviews from Maysoun Qawasmi (Journalist and Women’s Right Activist), Dr Elias Habash (Obstetrician and Gynecologist), Dr Salwa Najjab (Obstetrician & gynecologist, Director of Juzoor), Archbishop Theodosis (Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Jersualem), Amina Stavridis.

Limited access to abortion in the OPT. Our study found that the unique legal and medical context of the OPT affected Palestinian women’s access to abortion services Access to induced abortion was generally identified as difficult and complex due to laws, hospital policies, and the fragmented nature of the OPT and its health care system.

When asked about the law, women were unequivocal in. of unsafe abortion. The chapter concentrates on developing countries, where 97% of unsafe abortions and nearly all re­ lated deaths occur.

Finally, the chapter describes the inter­ national discourse on addressing unsafe abortion. Definitions and context. The World Health Organization (WHO) defines unsafe. The overwhelming majority of unsafe abortions take place in developing countries where abortion is generally legally restricted.

In these contexts, complications from unsafe abortion constitute a major contributor to both maternal morbidity and mortality and are costly to health systems [4,5,6]. Research has repeatedly shown that the legal. Unsafe abortion is a neglected public health problem contributing for 13% of maternal death worldwide.

In Africa, 99% of abortions are unsafe resulting in one maternal death per cases. The prevalence of unsafe abortion is associated with restricted abortion law, poor quality of health service, and low community awareness.

Hence, the aim of this systematic review and meta-analysis is. 3 The World Health Organization (WHO) defines unsafe abortion as a procedure for terminating an unintended pregnancy carried out either by persons lacking the necessary skills or conducted in an.

A World Health Organization study finds that 45% of abortions are not safe A new study from the World Health Organization finds that more than half of all abortions are considered unsafe. U.S. Abortion care is health care, saves lives and is essential to the 25 million women who are forced every year to go through an unsafe abortion.

Including sexual and reproductive health and rights as a core part of the response to COVID is fundamental. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that roughly 25 million unsafe abortions take place worldwide each year, with the majority occurring in developing countries.

Unsafe practices result in the deaths of 47, women annually, in addition to five million suffering disabilities. Health services generally fail to recognise the special needs of this age group, particularly those who are unmarried.

Little is known about what young people themselves want in terms of sexual and reproductive health services. Pervasive conflict in the region has grave implications for young people's sexual and reproductive health.

Sexual and reproductive health, dissention and moral dilemmas in democratic Tunisia (New York: Berghahn Books, forthcoming). De Zordo, J. Mishtal, and L. Anton, A fragmented lanscape: Abortion governance and protest logics in Europe (New York: Berghahn Books, ).

On the 29th JulyWHO released their much awaited guidelines on “Health Worker Roles in Safe Abortion Care and Post-Abortion Contraception.” According to WHO, “the key message is that most evidence-based interventions for safe abortion and post abortion care in early pregnancy can be provided at the primary health-care level and by a.

Around the world women and girls are forced to turn to unsafe abortion methods due to lack of access to safe abortion methods, abortion stigma and restrictive laws. Through the leadership of the World Health Organization, several important publications in recent years have addressed the complex issue of unsafe abortion and its remedies.

These include review articles 1, 10, books 11 and the May issue of Reproductive Health Matters. Since the social and political approaches to the problem of unsafe. The current abortion law unfairly pushes women to risk their lives and health to attempt to end their unwanted pregnancies in unsafe ways.

In this context, the Palestinian Family Planning and Protection Agency (PFPPA) has been working sinceto provide sexual and reproductive healthcare and advocate for women’s rights. approximately 22 million unsafe abortions annually, resulting in 47 deaths and 5 million complications resulting in hospital admission (1,2).

Nearly all unsafe abortions (98%) occurred in low- and middle-income countries. One of the factors driving unsafe abortion is the lack of safe abortion services, even where they are legal.

An unsafe abortion refers to an unhygienic or unhealthy abortion, performed by an unskilled or untrained birth attendant and involving inappropriate methods. According to World Health Organization (WHO) (), “An unsafe abortion is a procedure for terminating an unintended pregnancy either by persons lacking the necessary skills or in an.

Five million of these women will suffer long-term health complications, and ab die of unsafe abortion annually, making it one of the leading causes of maternal mortality. Nonetheless, less restrictive abortion laws do not guarantee safe abortions for those in need, as access to health.

In this study receiving health education on abortion law (AOR =95% CI: (–), knowing where safe abortion can be performed (AOR =95% CI: (–)) and being. Unsafe Abortion and Women’s Health: Change and Liberalization Colin Francome Book Review This new book, from a longstanding British advocate for safe abortion, is a rich collection of facts and information about abortion around the world, divided into chapters by world region and then by country.

Each region is presented first in overview, with data and facts. Cultural taboos are limiting young people's access to sexual and reproductive services and information The Arab region, though diverse, is characterised by patriarchal social systems and family structures that give prominence to the role of men in both public and private spheres.

Only recently has this situation been challenged by public policies and reforms in family laws. Legal abortion in some cases. In some countries an abortion is only legal for certain reasons, such as: if a woman becomes pregnant from rape or incest (sex with a close family member).

if a doctor says pregnancy would be a danger to a woman’s health. But abortion is often difficult to get, even for those reasons.

Iqbal Shah, Unsafe abortion: the preventable pandemic. The Lancet Sexual and Reproductive Health Towards the Rise of Women in the Arab World. Regional Bureau for Arab States. New York: UNDP. Preamble to the Constitution of the World Health Organization as adopted by the Inter-national Health Conference, New York, 19– Health consequences of unsafe abortion 19 Contraceptive use, accidental pregnancies and unmet need for family planning 22 Regulatory and policy context 23 Economic costs of unsafe abortion 26 Chapter 2 30 Clinical care for women undergoing abortion 31 Pre-abortion care 32 Methods of abortion.

Worldwide, 25 million unsafe abortions occurred every year between andaccording to a report by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Guttmacher Institute. Some 97 per cent of.Abortion Other names Induced miscarriage, termination of pregnancy Specialty Obstetrics and gynecology ICDPCS O04 ICDCM MeSH MedlinePlus [edit on Wikidata] Abortion is the ending of a pregnancy by removal or expulsion of an embryo or fetus.

An abortion that occurs without intervention is known as a miscarriage or "spontaneous abortion" and occurs in. Framing the abortion picture in the Arab world [such as rape or sexual abuse], abortions can be performed until the 20th week of gestation upon the decision and approval of .