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Extreme weather events driven by climate change—such as cyclones, floods, droughts and heat waves—have already created millions of climate migrants. Sexual and reproductive health care

8 ways Ipas will make a difference in 2024

…from leaders and activists involved in Latin America’s Green Wave feminist movement that has driven abortion law reform across the region (participants above with their green bandanas, the now-famous symbol…

In historic shift, Argentina legalizes abortion

…advocates here and across Latin America have worn green handkerchiefs, becoming known as the “green wave” washing across the region—and showing the power of collective activism to build a more…


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Abortion access in Mexico is expanding as a growing advocacy movement gains traction. In 2007, Mexico City passed landmark legislation to make

The Americas

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Abortion rights and access vary widely across the Americas, but powerful movements for abortion rights are growing. The Green Wave feminist movement

‘She had done nothing wrong’

…the “green wave” of abortion rights activism continues to sweep through the region, beginning with a historic victory in Argentina in 2020 and a recent court ruling in Colombia that…

Ipas Impact Report 2023

For over 50 years, Ipas has worked to ensure that reproductive health care, including abortion and contraception, are available and accessible to all. In this report, we are proud

‘A great victory’

…relationship between violence and reproductive autonomy. This consolidated a more comprehensive agenda where longstanding demands converged.

At the regional level, the Green Wave reignited the debate in other countries…

United States

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In June 2022, the United States Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, which had guaranteed the constitutional right to abortion for almost