Exploring Conscientious Objection to Abortion Among Health Providers in Ghana

Published by Guttmacher Institute in International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health
Authored By:
John Koku Awoonor-Williams,Global Doctors for Choice, Accra
Peter Baffoe,Global Doctors for Choice, Accra
Mathias Aboba,Global Doctors for Choice, Accra
Philip Ayivor,Global Doctors for Choice, Accra
Harry Nartey,Global Doctors for Choice, Accra
Beth Felker,Global Doctors for Choice, New York
Dick Van der Tak,Global Doctors for Choice, New York
Adriana A. E. Biney,University of Ghana, Legon

Broadening access to Legal Abortion in cases of sexual violence in Brazil’s Healthcare System: A Step by Step Guide for Stakeholders and Healthcare Professionals

Authored by Amanda Almeida Mudjalieb, MD, MPH. Support and review by Grupo Curumim, Global Doctors for Choice/Brazil, and CLADEM Brazil.


Abortion in South Africa: a reporting guide for journalists*

*The GDC/South Africa team contributed to this publication.


Prevalence of conscientious objection to legal abortion among clinicians in northern Ghana

Prevalence of Conscientious Objection to Legal Abortion among Clinicians in Northern Ghana


Development of a Conceptual Model and Survey Instrument to Measure Conscientious Objection to Abortion Provision

Obstetric Violence and Abortion: Contributions to the Debate in Colombia

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Myths about Abortion Related to the Zika Epidemic

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Teen Pregnancy: Health Effects and Guarantee of Rights

Unintended Pregnancy: Forced Continuation of Pregnancy and Effects on Mental Health

 Denial of Services due to Conscientious Objection


The Case of Karla: Mental health impact of forced continuation of pregnancy

Karla case


The Sexual Violence Exception for Abortion: A Case Study in Bogotá, Colombia (en Español)



Basic Guidelines for the Development of Expert Testimony: Towards the Guarantee of Sexual and Reproductive Rights (en Español)

Conscientious objection and refusal to provide reproductive healthcare: A White Paper examining prevalence, health consequences, and policy responses

Advocating for access to safe reproductive health care for all.