The COVID-19 pandemic and its consequences have endangered everyone’s health. But in almost all European countries, women have been particularly affected by a significant restriction in access to sexual and reproductive health care, and abortion care in particular.
This guide provides governments with a roadmap for taking necessary measures to protect the rights of women and girls, who are disproportionately affected by the pandemic, especially those experiencing intersecting and persistent forms of discrimination.
IPPF European Network is fighting for women in Europe and Central Asia to lead safe and dignified lives, free from reproductive bullying. Championing access to dignified abortion care for all women is central to our work.
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