Ipas staff in Mozambique and Malawi are struggling to recover after Tropical Cyclone Freddy made landfall twice over southern Africa this week, displacing thousands of people and causing widespread destruction.
Celebrating a shared commitment to reproductive freedom
What would a world free from abortion stigma look like?
On the 50th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, and Ipas
There’s no shame in abortion. There’s no shame in talking about abortion. There’s no shame in fighting for bodily autonomy and reproductive freedom. We aren’t alone in our convictions—our research shows that nine out of 10 people living in the United States disagree with abortion bans.
Meet Ipas’s newest board members: Lilianne Ploumen and Sergia Galván Ortega
Study by Ipas and partners identifies ways to help women and girls in humanitarian settings gain control over their reproductive health
Research has long shown that women and girls who experience gender-based violence at the hands of their husbands or sexual partners often experience poor reproductive health and unintended pregnancy. This issue is heightened in humanitarian settings, where women and girls are at increased risk of sexual and gender-based violence.
Ending gender-based violence around the world
UN report on gender equality shows a long road ahead for reproductive justice
A comprehensive report—Gender snapshot 2022—produced by UN Women and UN Statistics Division, presents the latest evidence on the progress of gender equality across the world, and the results are sobering.
In flood-hit Pakistan, Ipas is ensuring reproductive health care
With a third of Pakistan underwater due to record flooding from the 2022 monsoon season, the United Nations Population Fund estimates that around 1.6 million women of reproductive age, including nearly 130,000 pregnant women, need immediate sexual and reproductive health services in flood-affected areas.
How we do it: Ensuring abortion rights are part of human rights
Ipas-supported site awarded as ‘Best Youth-Run Sexual Health Platform’
Research shows vast majority of Americans oppose total abortion bans
Amidst ever-increasing abortion restrictions in the United States, new research commissioned by Ipas shows nine in 10 Americans oppose total abortion bans.
Five years after Ipas began abortion care for Rohingya refugees, the work continues
U.S. State Department and USAID urged to take ‘bold action’ in support of global abortion access
Advocating for women-led climate justice in Nepal
How is climate change affecting the sexual and reproductive health and rights of women and girls in Nepal? And what can be done to ensure they have leadership roles as climate change response plans are developed in local communities?
Beyond the individual: Research shows abortion access has widespread benefits
It’s a post-Roe world, and Kenya is already feeling the shockwaves
Safeguarding abortion access during political and pandemic crisis in Myanmar
Overturning Roe v. Wade: A rights-denying move that will devastate access to abortion
The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade officially denies millions of U.S. residents fundamental rights—to health care, to bodily autonomy, and to freedom.
‘This is a fight without borders’
A U.S. state legislator working to protect abortion access in her state is finding inspiration in Mexico’s abortion rights movement. Here’s our Q & A with Rep. Julie von Haefen of North Carolina: