Resources for Humanitarian Settings

Ipas works with international humanitarian organizations to ensure women and girls affected by crisis have reproductive health options that include safe abortion and contraception. Our resources aim to improve abortion access in humanitarian settings by providing accurate information to clinicians and women and by building support among humanitarian professionals for reproductive health services.

Abortion Attitude Transformation-Humanitarian

Abortion by trained providers is a safe and common procedure, legal under at least one condition in nearly every country in the world. Yet women and girls living in humanitarian settings often cannot get this essential reproductive health service—even when it’s available to other women in a country hosting refugees.


Mifepristone Now Available Through The InterAgency Reproductive Health Kits

This card for humanitarian professionals provides instructions for obtaining Inter-Agency RH Kits, information on why mifepristone is now available in the kits, and a summary of WHO dosing regiments for abortion with mifepristone and misoprostol.


Creating A Sustainable Supply Of MVA Instruments In Humanitarian Settings

This card for humanitarian professionals provides an overview of manual vacuum aspiration (MVA) for safe abortion with a focus on humanitarian settings—plus instructions for how to obtain MVA equipment through Inter-Agency RH Kits and from DKT WomanCare.


Abortion Pills In First 12 Weeks Since Last Period Misoprostol In The Cheek

This two-page material provides simple instructions for safely using abortion with pills and is intended as a resource for health providers to share with their patients.


Abortion Pills In First 12 Weeks Since Last Period Mifepristone And Misoprostol In The Cheek

This two-page material provides simple instructions for safely using abortion with pills and is intended as a resource for health providers to share with their patients.


Abortion Pills In First 12 Weeks Since Last Period Mifepristone And Misoprostol Under The Tongue

This two-page material provides simple instructions for safely using abortion with pills and is intended as a resource for health providers to share with their patients.


Abortion Pills In First 12 Weeks Since Last Period Misoprostol Under The Tongue

A tool for assessing gestational age for medical abortion.