Tools for progressive policy change: Lessons learned from Ethiopia’s abortion law reform

Date: 2007 Resource Type: Array Publications

“This four-page fact sheet discusses how Ipas and other advocacy groups worked to successfully lobby to reform Ethiopia’s abortion laws in 2005. Topics discussed include: Ethiopia’s laws, constitution and parliament; arguments used by reform advocates; how opposition groups organized to prevent reform and how advocacy groups responded; critical factors for success; and tips for abortion-rights advocates looking to reform laws in other countries.”