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New Call for Applications - Open Now

We are happy to announce that the new call for applications for the Round Four of SAAF funding is now open

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Nouvelle opportunité de financement

Nous sommes heureux de vous annoncer que l’appel à projets pour le 4ème  cycle de financement du SAAF est maintenant ouvert.

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Próxima convocatoria de subvenciones

Nos complace anunciar que está abierta la llamada para notas conceptuales de la Cuarta Ronda de del SAAF.

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The Safe Abortion Action Fund (SAAF) supports local organisations to increase access to safe abortion among vulnerable populations worldwide

SAAF has funded over 180 projects worldwide since 2007

To find out more about the fund and the projects we have supported please click on the links below

I was scared of talking about abortion because I am a church leader ... I started talking to women one by one and the response was overwhelming. I immediately knew there was a need ... I organised for a safe abortion training right in my church and I never regretted it.
— Community Leader trained by SAAF grantee in Kenya
“Initially [the police chief] was very negative, and didn’t want to be identified as pro-choice. But one day we were having a public event ... [with] about 300 people present, and he took the mic and said that ... If [women and girls] have an unwanted pregnancy, they should not keep quiet, but go to a skilled health provider. It was a breakthrough.”
— success by SAAF grantee in Uganda

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What We've Achieved

IN 2015 SAAF PROJECTS:

  • ensured that 1,700 public statements in support of abortion were made by public figures
  • made new steps towards legislation or policy change in 17 countries
  • initiated 8 studies related to safe abortion
  • trained 1,504 providers in safer abortion technologies and techniques
  • provided safe abortion services to 61,493 women and girls

    • of which 70% voluntarily adopted post-abortion contraception