Ishita Chaudhry, Chair

New Delhi, India

Ishita Chaudhry is an Ashoka Fellow, INK Fellow and the founder and managing trustee of The YP Foundation (TYPF), a youth-led organization that supports and develops youth leadership to advance rights of young women, girls and other marginalized youth. She worked as executive director of TYPF from 2002-2015, transitioning in 2016 to its board of directors. An independent consultant and feminist facilitator, she works with women’s funds, civil society, governments and technical agencies to advance young people and women’s human rights. Chaudhry has worked with the Government of India and several advisory groups, including the United Nations’ High Level Task Force for Population and Development (ICPD); UNESCO’s Global Advisory Group for Sexuality Education; and the Delhi Commission for the Protection of Child Rights. She is a founding member of the transnational alliance RESURJ (Realizing Sexual and Reproductive Justice), an advisor to the Global Fund for Women, and serves on the Independent Advisory Board for the Amplify Change Fund.

 

About Us

We work with partners around the world to advance reproductive justice by expanding access to abortion and contraception.

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Sustainable Abortion Ecosystem

Our Work

The global movement for legal, accessible abortion is growing. Our staff and partners in countries as diverse as Bolivia, Malawi and India are working to ensure all people can access high-quality abortion care.

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Where We Work

The global movement for legal, accessible abortion is growing. Our staff and partners in countries as diverse as Bolivia, Malawi and India are working to ensure all people can access high-quality abortion care.

Resources

Our materials are designed to help reproductive health advocates and professionals expand access to high-quality abortion care.

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