Where can a woman obtain a medication abortion worldwide?
The legal status of abortion and the availability of the different medication abortion methods varies widely by country. In many countries misoprostol is registered and may be available through clinics and pharmacies for use as a single agent for early pregnancy termination. In some settings, misoprostol may also be available through women's organizations and feminist collectives.
Around the world there are a number of organizations available to help women access safe, affordable abortion care, including Women on Web, the International Consortium for Medical Abortion, Marie Stopes International, Women Help Women, and British Pregnancy Advisory Services.
If you have questions about medication abortion, please visit our frequently asked questions section.