MSI Bolivia unsafe abortion research

More than 80,000 induced abortions take place in Bolivia every year despite legal restrictions that permit abortion only in cases of rape, incest or if the life or health of the mother is at risk.

09 May 2013
What obstacles do rural Indian women face when attempting to end an unwanted pregnancy?

Through participatory ethnographic research, 15 men and women living in a rural district in Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh offered their perspectives and those of their friends on barriers to accessing safe abortion services. A number of women recounted undergoing a prolonged process involving up to four abortion attempts before successfully terminating an unwanted pregnancy.

30 Apr 2013
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This case study describes MSI Ethiopia’s programme to task share tubal ligations services to mid-level providers. As a result of the programme, the number of MSIE tubal ligations increased by 122% between January 2009 and April 2012– from 1,623 to 3,600 annually. This case study concludes with recommendations for the strategic task sharing to mid-level providers in further programmes and settings.

17 Oct 2012
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This report describes a follow-up of 1,384 tubal ligation, IUD and implant clients from Marie Stopes Uganda outreach clinics. It demonstrates that long-acting and permanent methods of contraception can be provided safely and effectively through outreach services.


13 Sep 2012
Global Impact Report 2011 cover

This report tracks progress during 2011 towards our global mission ‘children by choice, not chance’.

We take a detailed look at the quality, scale and impact of our services, and examine to what degree we are reaching under-served groups.

We showcase the innovations we are developing to help us expand our future reach, especially to those people who have typically missed out in the past.


26 Jun 2012
Global Impact Report 2011 Summary cover

This is a summary of our Global Impact Report which report tracks progress during 2011 towards our global mission ‘children by choice, not chance’.

26 Jun 2012
Addressing the need publication cover

This primer aims to provide clear lessons and recommendations to help service delivery organizations and program managers establish, implement, and strengthen contracting arrangements.

17 May 2012
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The Board of Trustees presents its report and the audited financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2011.

31 Dec 2011