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New Research on How to Support Abortion Storytellers

This week, we released Saying Abortion Aloud, a report and set of recommendations for those sharing their personal abortion stories publicly and the advocates who support them.

This week, we released Saying Abortion Aloud, a report and set of recommendations for those sharing their personal abortion stories publicly and the advocates who support them.

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Groundbreaking Research Aims to Expand Our Knowledge of Abortion Stigma

Despite its ubiquity in our culture, abortion stigma has garnered relatively little scholarly attention. Now, after two years of effort, there's a new issue of the academic journal Women and Health that focuses entirely on abortion stigma.

Despite its ubiquity in our culture, abortion stigma has garnered relatively little scholarly attention. Now, after two years of effort, there’s a new issue of the academic journal Women and Health that focuses entirely on the subject.

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Imagining a World Without Abortion Stigma

In order to guide our activist priorities, we must envision what our long-term goal of a world without abortion stigma would ultimately look like.

In order to guide our activist priorities, we must envision what our long-term goal of a world without abortion stigma would ultimately look like.

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Four Ways to Create Culture Change Around Abortion

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Culture change is distinct from policy change and health-care access, but it’s just as important. It’s difficult to imagine long-term policy gains without doing the hard work to change norms, beliefs, and behavior.

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Study Finds High Rates of Satisfaction With Abortion Care

Knowing what patients value and need from a clinic at the time of their abortion can help us make sure that abortion care is not only safe, but also patient-centered and provided in a compassionate manner.

Knowing what patients value and need from a clinic at the time of their abortion can help us make sure that abortion care is not only safe, but also patient-centered and provided in a compassionate manner.

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Making Progress Toward Destigmatizing Abortion

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How can we use all the data we have to create programs that actually make a dent in abortion stigma?

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Medicaid Coverage for Abortion Care Elusive Even in States Where It Is Legal

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Requiring Medicaid coverage of abortion is a far cry from guaranteeing that people can access an abortion when they need one.

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Evidence-Based Advocacy: Addressing Pregnancy Ambivalence in Both Women and Men

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Instead of only emphasizing that couples should use contraception consistently and correctly, we have to figure out how to help them clarify their feelings about pregnancy, even if those feelings are messy and complicated.

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A Response to Time Magazine: Young People Are Not Fragmenting the Pro-Choice Movement

It may be true that the pro-choice movement is “more fragmented than it’s ever been,” but this is not because young people are clamoring to overthrow those who are running legacy organizations.

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Evidence-Based Advocacy: How Do Abortion Providers Experience Stigma?

Many highly trained physicians provide abortion care, so why do abortion providers continue to be stereotyped as substandard doctors?

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