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Unintended Pregnancy and Induced Abortion in Rwanda

This report presents the first attempt to quantify the incidence of abortion in Rwanda, by using a methodology that builds on the only accessible data on the subject—the number of women who seek care at health facilities for abortionrelated complications. The report also discusses progress in and remaining constraints on Rwandan women’s ability to plan their pregnancies, which is key to enabling them to avoid the unintended pregnancies that can lead to induced abortions.


Pregnancies, Births and Abortions Among Adolescents and Young Women in the United States, 2013: National and State Trends by Age, Race and Ethnicity

This report contains statistics for 2013 on the incidence of pregnancy, birth and abortion among adolescents and young women aged 24 or younger for the United States as a whole and for individual states. National data include trends for multiple age-groups since 1973, and state data include trends among 15–19-year-olds since 1988. The report concludes with a discussion of the methodology and sources used to obtain the estimates.


Population Council

The Population Council conducts research to address critical health and development issues. Their work allows couples to plan their families and chart their futures. They help people avoid HIV infection and access life-saving HIV services. And they empower girls to protect themselves and have a say in their own lives.


Yellowhammer Fund

The Yellowhammer Fund is a 501(c)3 abortion fund and reproductive justice organization serving Alabama, Mississippi, and the Deep South.


Collaborative for Reproductive Equity (CORE)

The Collaborative for Reproductive Equity (CORE) is a multidisciplinary research center at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. CORE conducts and shares rigorous, policy relevant research to support reproductive health, equity, and autonomy in Wisconsin and beyond, and strives to align our work with a reproductive justice framework.