Generation Initiative For Women and Youth Network (GIWYN) ), a Nigerian based Non –governmental organization kicks off a campaign against unsafe abortion to reach out to women with safe, reliable, scientific and confidential hotline (+18555531550
) that gives information on reproductive health choices as an intervention to prevention of unsafe abortion and increase access.
Every day women have
abortions in Nigeria. Having an abortion is a common event in women’s lives – wherever in the world – In Nigeria more than 2000 women experience abortion every day.
Due to various restrictive laws, abortion is widely practiced in the
country under unsafe and risky procedures. Especially poor women, rural women, and those without easy access to information suffer and are at risk of death. For more than 3000 women in a year, the decision not to have a child means death in our country,
access to safe Abortion is not only a matter of health, it is also a matter of social justice, a matter of human rights, a matter of empowerment..