Safe abortion information hotlines: An effective strategy for increasing women’s access to safe abortions in Latin America

  title={Safe abortion information hotlines: An effective strategy for increasing women’s access to safe abortions in Latin America},
  author={Raquel Irene Drovetta},
  journal={Reproductive Health Matters},
  pages={47 - 57}
Abstract This paper describes the implementation of five Safe Abortion Information Hotlines (SAIH), a strategy developed by feminist collectives in a growing number of countries where abortion is legally restricted and unsafe. These hotlines have a range of goals and take different forms, but they all offer information by telephone to women about how to terminate a pregnancy using misoprostol. The paper is based on a qualitative study carried out in 2012-2014 of the structure, goals and… Expand
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