Education For Choice (EFC) is a project of Brook.

efclogoorangeEFC supports young people’s right to informed choice on abortion by:

EFC calls for all young people to get accurate information and good quality education about abortion, and impartial support with pregnancy decision-making whoever they are, whoever they ask and wherever they go.

New! EFC answers frequently asked questions about repeat abortion

FAQaboutrepeatabortionfrontcoverApproximately a third of women undergoing abortion have had one or more previous abortions.

This document looks at the statistics behind so called ‘repeat abortion’ and makes recommendations for helping young people to reduce unwanted pregnancies.

Click here to download the FAQs about repeat abortion document, free of charge.



 Investigation into crisis pregnancy centres

On 11 February 2014, the Telegraph newspaper published news that two independent pregnancy counselling centres in the UK have provided misinformation on abortion, falsely claiming that it can increase risk of breast cancer and infertility. Brook’s own in-depth investigation of 33 ‘crisis pregnancy centres’ has found that this is just the tip of the iceberg. You can read the full news release here.


  • Full report - click here.
  • Executive summary - click here

February 2013 - EFC's report Abortion education in the UK - failing our young people?

Download the report:

Find out more about EFC at, follow on Twitter: @EdForChoice, or visit the EFC blog





New sexual behaviours tool

A guide to assessing sexual behaviours

This innovative resource helps professionals who work with children and young people to identify, assess and respond appropriately to sexual behaviours.

Brook & FPA's campaign

Education For Choice

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