Women’s History Month is usually a time to celebrate women's rights movements, and renew our efforts to advance women's rights. This Women's History Month, we reflect on what has changed after a year of Covid-19.
Every year, 47,000 women die from unsafe abortion. 28 September is International Safe Abortion Day, when women’s rights movements come together to promote universal access to safe, legal abortion and family planning as an urgent matter of basic human rights. To mark the day, here’s a look at why this access is vital to some of the world’s poorest women and girls.