defend the rights of all women to choose
safe and legal pregnancy options.
60% Of Pregnancies Are Unwanted
There are more than 400 public hospitals in South Africa but less than 50% offer a full range of safe and legal pregnancy options.
The importance of the Blue Ribbon campaignʼs mission is reiterated by the following frightening statistics: according to the Gutthmaker Foundation, ʻan estimated 52% of women get their abortion service from the illegal marketʼ, and Amnesty International stated that ʻ[only] 40% of TOP-designated women’s rights organisations in South Africa actually provide the service.ʼ