Where can a woman obtain a medication abortion worldwide?

The legal status of abortion and the availability of the different medication abortion methods varies widely by country. The database on this website provides information about the legality of abortion and the status of mifepristone, searchable by country. In many additional countries misoprostol is registered and may be available through clinics and pharmacies for use as a single agent for early pregnancy termination.

Around the world there are a number of organizations available to help women access safe, affordable abortion care, including Women on Web, the International Consortium for Medical Abortion, Marie Stopes International, and British Pregnancy Advisory Services.


If you have questions about medication abortion, please visit our page on frequently asked questions.

Please contact us with suggestions, updates, or link requests at medicationabortion@ibisreproductivehealth.org

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Last updated: September 2009