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Safe Abortion Care

At least 23,000 women die from unsafe abortions each year. Globally, deaths due to unsafe abortion account for 8-11% of all maternal deaths—the majority of which occur in developing countries.

Pathfinder partners with communities to overcome the stigma and barriers that result in higher mortality and morbidity for young women from unsafe abortion.

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What We Do

  • Collaborate with governments in building the capacity of health systems to ensure quality, comprehensive abortion services that includes lifesaving postabortion care and contraception to prevent unintended pregnancies
  • Partner with communities to overcome the stigma and barriers that result in higher mortality and morbidity for young women from unsafe abortion

Discover Our Projects

Yam Yankre “My Choice”

In the last two years, contraception prevalence in Burkina Faso has increased—but only to 22%. Our work is bringing modern contraception to the women who need it most—young women (ages 15-24)...

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Meet Our Staff

Bruno Ki

Technical Director

Dr. Ki joined our team in 2016 as the technical director in Burkina Faso. In his role, he manages the implementation of projects that offer high quality family planning and safe abortion...

Miguel Gutiérrez

Senior Country Director

Miguel is an obstetrics and gynecology doctor with 35 years of experience in the management, provision of services, teaching, training, and research in sexual and reproductive...

Riaz Mobaracaly

Senior Country Director

Riaz is a proven leader in public health with more than 10 years of experience in the management and implementation of national, provincial and district level health programs with specific focus on...

Rita Badiani

Director of the Evidence to Action Project

Rita brings over 25 years of experience in program management and development, primarily in family planning, reproductive health, HIV and AIDS, and population studies....

Together, we can ensure a path forward for all.

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