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Abortion Research

Chair (s) 
Fatima Juarez (El Colegio de Mexico)
Susheela Singh (Guttmacher Institute)
Harriet Birungi (Population Council)
Rishita Nandagiri (London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE))
Ndola Prata (University of California Berkeley)
Council Liaison 
Ann Moore (Guttmacher Institute)
IUSSP Secretariat 
Paul Monet (International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP))
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This Scientific Panel continues the work of its predecessors, the IUSSP Panel on Abortion Research (2011-2018) and the IUSSP Panel on Abortion (2006-2010).


The Panel plans to organize seminars on the following topics:

  • Unintended pregnancy and key outcomes: abortion and unplanned births;
  • Safety of abortion and abortion-related morbidity;
  • Estimation of abortion incidence.





Methodologies for Measuring Pregnancy Intention and Unintended Pregnancy and Birth. Susheela Singh, Fatima Juarez, Kazuyo Machiyama and Rishita Nandagiri. 


This publication is the summary Report on the IUSSP virtual workshop on “Measurement of pregnancy intention and unintended pregnancy and birth”, held in May 2021 (see below). 

3_Panel mini-conference and Seminar on Unintended pregnancy and key outcomes—Improvements in Measurement and New Evidence

Funchal, Madeira, Portugal 12-15 July 2022


Report for the 2021 IUSSP General Assembly

Virtual workshop on methodologies for measuring pregnancy intention and unintended pregnancy and birth

13-14 May 2021