One woman dies every 11 minutes of every day from having to resort to unsafe abortion. And even more shameful: we know how to prevent these deaths. We know how to save thousands of lives every year, how to empower women to avoid unintended pregnancies in the first place.
As well as sharing our top line results and impact estimations for 2013, we have analysed the evolution of our work over the last five years.
The Board of Trustees presents its report and the audited financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2012.
In rural sub-Saharan Africa, the provision of analgesics during tubal ligation procedures can be expensive, subject to frequent stock-outs, and associated with potential side effects.
Marie Stopes International successfully provides and increases access to long-acting reversible contraceptives and permanent methods of family planning through task sharing to lower level providers in Uganda and in other country programmes. Task sharing is now widely acknowledged as a key strategy for addressing the critical shortage of health providers that affects healthcare in many low income and rural areas.