Medical Society Engagement in Contentious Policy Reform: the Ethiopian Society for Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ESOG) and Ethiopia’s 2005 Reform of its Penal Code on Abortion

Date: May 2018 Resource Type: Array Publications

This case study explores how the Ethiopian Society of Obstetricians & Gynecologists (ESOG) actively supported reform of national law on abortion. Its lessons learned can inform efforts to encourage medical society participation in policy reform and political advocacy to improve women’s health throughout sub-Saharan Africa.

Advocating for access to safe reproductive health care.