Facebook

“When I found out that I was pregnant I wanted to have it removed. So I posted it on Facebook as if there was a lady who wanted to do that. So the girls in-boxed me saying that person should take all the red contraceptives.”
[School-aged participant]

Most people in Zambia don’t use the internet to search for information, but some do. Those that do have a hard time finding anything.  There is very little information available using the sources that are popular in Zambia, like Facebook.  What there is encourages methods that are unsafe and/or ineffectual.

So we produced this static Facebook page directing men and women in Zambia to organisations that can assist them:

https://www.facebook.com/safeabortionzambia

It gets a lot of traffic.

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