This collection includes articles, blog posts, and other resources highlighting the tools available to measure abortion stigma. Are you curious about SABAS, ILAS, CLASS, or APSS? Learn more here! Other stigma scales (such as scales to measure HIV stigma or mental illness stigma) are included in the larger inroads Resources & Tools library, while this collection includes articles and blog posts about methods for measuring abortion stigma, specifically. Inroads members have access to draft scales and tools for qualitative data collection within the inroads collaboration workspace. If you need support accessing the full text of any of the articles listed here, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Authors developed an analyzed multi-dimensional measures of norms and stigmas around all pregnancy decisions in the U.S. South.
Study presents a valid, reliable instrument for assessing SRH stigma and its impact on family planning, the Adolescent SRH Stigma Scale can inform and evaluate interventions to reduce/manage stigma and foster resilience among young women in Africa and beyond.
Study explores how race and reported history of abortion are associated with abortion stigma and miscarriage stigma
Blog post highlights steps for identifying, adapting and implementing scales to measure abortion stigma.
This article documents the creation of a community-level abortion stigma scale, developed and tested in Mexico.
Article describing the development of the Stigmatizing Attitudes, Beliefs, and Actions Scale grounded in qualitative research in Ghana and Zambia
Article exploring psychometric properties of a scale to measure stigma experienced by abortion providers.
This white paper defines abortion stigma, discusses how to measure stigma and presents an overview of interventions to address stigma
Article describing the development of a scale to measure individual-level abortion stigma. Includes an analysis of the characteristics of women who report abortion stigma.