NEWS IN CONTEXT
OP-EDS AND BLOG POSTS
"States Enact 51 Abortion Restrictions in First Half of 2015: Mid-Year Analysis", Elizabeth Nash and Rachel Gold, RH Reality Check, July 15, 2015
"Publicly funded birth control is crucial", Kinsey Hasstedt, New York Times: Room for Debate, July 13, 2015
"How Texas lawmakers continue to undermine women’s health", Kinsey Hasstedt, Health Affairs Blog, May 20, 2015
Debunking a Critique of Guttmacher’s Methodology To Estimate Unsafe Abortion (July 30, 2012)
In a report published in the May 2012 issue of the journal Ginecología y Obstetricia de México, Elard Koch, of Chile’s Catholic University of the Most Holy Conception, et al., criticized a methodology developed by the Guttmacher Institute to estimate the number and rate of induced abortions and complications from unsafe abortions in countries where the procedure is highly restricted. However, Koch, et al. fail in both their attempt to discredit the Guttmacher methodology and their effort to present an alternative methodology for estimating abortion incidence in countries where the procedure is highly restricted.