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Nov '09

Abortion, more information, reduced risk,

Computers: (011) 156 664 7070 According to the Ministry of Health of the Nation, 60 of pregnant women in Argentina did not plan their pregnancies. In the country perform about 500,000 abortions per year, in its most illegally. Admitted to public hospitals per 68,000 women post-abortion complications. Of these, die each year around 100. Years ago, the leading cause of death of pregnant women in the country resulting from unsafe abortion practices. Among women who terminated their pregnancy, seeking medical attention to the alarm signals received was delayed. According to the Ministry of Health of the Nation, this delay can be explained by the stigma associated with illegal abortion. In other words, these deaths are preventable by making information about safe abortion in the hands of women. The use of medications for safe abortions has more than twenty years as an established practice and is recommended by the World Health Organization and other agencies for its effectiveness and low risk of death and complications when performed by the right method. a provider of affordable and innovative health insurance, can reduce your payment on health insurance The method for abortion with the drug misoprostol is recommended by the World Health Organization as a safe method to abort until 12 weeks of pregnancy without hospitalization and without risk, with minimal subsequent medical control, as is necessary before a spontaneous abortion. Many women are unaware that this method exists. Those that know, tend to get confused and incomplete information. All information misoprostol abortion methods is available in specialized organizations, and is provided by the state even in countries where abortion is restricted, primarily through the internet. In Argentina, 6 of every 10 boxes of misoprostol are sold without meeting the requirement of prescription on file. This indicates, among other things, that no one can monopolize knowledge, and that women decide about our life and body. But it also shows that the prohibition of abortion and clandestine forces us to be put in place a mechanism selective disinformation, which is particularly harmful to poor women and girls, young, excluded, victims of severe forms of gender violence, who are violated their right of access to information that saves lives. The purpose of the telephone line Abortion, more information, less risk is to democratize access to information about the correct method for safe abortion with misoprostol. This information, compiled and published by the World Health Organization and the Latin American Federation of Societies of Obstetrics and Gynecology, among others, aims to prevent death and damage to health caused by unsafe abortions, carried out in secrecy. This project is part of a shared work with activists in Ecuador and Chile and Argentina will be carried forward in the joint Lesbian and Feminist decriminalization of abortion. We have the support of the NGO Women on Waves (Netherlands), XminY and various local social and political organizations. not one more death BY CLANDESTINE ABORTION! Abortion. Your decision. Informed: (011) 156 664 7070 For press information contact: 15 57 37 9584 or also to http://ar.mc530.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose ‘to masinformacion.menosriesgos For more information on abortion access: Women on Waves: http://www.womenonwaves.org/ Coordinadora Juvenil por la Equidad de Genero: http://www.coordinadorajuvenil.org/ World Health Organization: http://www . int / Gynuity Health Projects: http://www.gynuity.org/ Caclai (Consorcio Latinoamericano against unsafe abortion): Alan Guttmacher Institute http://www.caclai.com/: http://www.guttmacher.org / United Nations Fund for Population-UNFPA: http://www.unfpa.org/public/ International Consortium for Medical Abortion: http://www.medicalabortionconsortium.org/

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