Global Abortion Policies Database 

The global abortion policies database aims to promote greater transparency of abortion laws and policies and State accountability for the protection of women and girls’ health and human rights. It includes information on abortion laws, policies, health standards and guidelines. The database also includes country-specific SRH indicators, and the country profiles include penalties, ratified human rights treaties, and extracts from UN treaty monitoring body concluding observations and special procedures on abortion.

Access the database through the WHO here,  as well as on the UN website here.

Additional Info

  • Topics Article: Abortion, Accountability, Human Rights Instruments, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
  • Sub Regions Article: Global

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