Participatory, community-based generation of a music-based information and education campaign
Community information and stigma reduction sessions
The participants were shared
into four groups. They were giving 30 minutes to work together and produce a draft. Each group chose a representative to present their work on a flip chart. They were to select any topic below and use it to produce a draft (See Annex 1);
The use of
Misoprostol + mifepristone protocol.
Its life saving potentials, and
How it puts power and decision into women’s hands.
Benefits of the Protocol
The participants mention the benefits of putting
as listed :
Safety prevention and presenting scientific evidence of the health impacts of both safe and unsafe abortion.
Right to information: every person shall be entitled to freedom of expression, including freedom to hold opinions and to
receive and impart ideas.
Taking abortion medicines at home and support is safer than obtaining illegal abortion procedures, also if the abortion should happen anyway, then it should be made safe as possible.
Right to health information and education
etc., lack of access to safe abortion and contraception is a violation of human rights.
A matter of justice and ethics.
*stigma reduction: abortion stigma is a shared belief that abortion is wrong and/ or morally unacceptable within a community
Empowerment and reinforcing autonomy: when women