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As Nepal suffers through a devastating second wave of COVID-19 infections, Ipas Nepal has again stepped up to donate personal protective equipment (PPE) to health-care workers on the frontlines of the pandemic. Dr. Popular Gentle, director of Ipas Nepa …

Download File Search Results Abortion with pills is a safe and effective way to end a pregnancy, but you must use the right medications. There are many counterfeit and poor-quality abortion pills available. Here are 10 common questions and answers to h …

Download File in English en français en español Search Results O aborto por profissionais treinados é um procedimento seguro e comum, legal sob pelo menos uma condição em quase todos os países do mundo. No entanto, mulheres e meninas que vivem em ambie …

The UK government has made significant cuts to its foreign aid budget, including funding for critical and essential reproductive health services. Such services include abortion and contraceptive care, which, for many people living in low- to middle-inc …

This guide helps women know if they can use abortion pills to end an unwanted pregnancy, how to use the pills, and how to know if they worked.

Legal access to abortion and contraception in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) was officially expanded in 2018, when the Maputo Protocol effectively became the law of the land. But much work remains to make accessible abortion care a reality.

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en español in English Comment prendre en charge son propre avortement en toute sécurité à l’aide de pilules ou comprimés L’avortement à l’aide de comprimés est un moyen d’interruption de grossesse sûr et efficace. Il permet à la femme de gérer elle-mêm …

in English en français Cómo autogestionar un aborto con pastillas de manera segura El aborto con pastillas es una manera segura y eficaz de interrumpir un embarazo. Le permite a la mujer gestionar por sí misma cuanto quiera del proceso de aborto, con o …

We’re encouraged that President Biden’s “skinny” budget, shared on April 9, made clear that health, equity, and justice are priorities. New investments in global health, climate, and better relations with countries around the world will improve the liv …

You can make a difference around the world Access to abortion and contraception puts people in control of their reproductive health. When you contribute to Ipas, you give women and girls everywhere the opportunity to determine their own futures. Proces …

Millions of Pakistani women and girls who are poor and live primarily in rural areas are now eligible for free postabortion and contraceptive counseling and care through action taken by the Government of Pakistan.  The services will be available throug …

As a global health organization committed to human rights, Ipas condemns the intimidation and violence in Myanmar that has left more than 500 people dead since the military coup on 1 February. The situation in Myanmar is increasingly volatile as the mi …

Advocating for abortion access is unlike advocacy on any other global health-care issue. This publication shares insights and lessons learned by Ipas staff and our partners around the world through decades of advocacy work to expand abortion access. The content outlines key obstacles and opportunities that advocates encounter, plus strategies for overcoming common challenges.

This guide includes basic information on medication abortion (abortion with pills) and was developed to help community members trained in accompaniment to support women with safe options in their abortion care. The term “accompaniment” refers to any support offered a woman during her entire experience of considering, seeking and engaging in abortion self-care.

One short film scores a finalist spot in WHO film festival Mwansa’s Story, a four-minute animated film about one young Zambian woman’s journey to have an  abortion safely, has been selected as a finalist in the World Health Organization’s 2021 Health f …

Each year, thousands of young women from across Myanmar migrate to the sprawling Hlaingtharyar industrial zone in Yangon to take factory jobs. But the area has become a hot spot for unsafe abortion. Many of the young workers have little or no knowledge about sexual and reproductive health and rights, putting them on a pathway to unintended pregnancies and abortion by unsafe methods.

We are deeply saddened by the violence that killed eight people, including six women of Asian descent, in Georgia. We stand with the Asian American community, our partners and all those who fight for justice in condemning it.

In a major step forward in the fight against sexual and gender-based violence in Nigeria, Jigawa State has adopted legislation to implement the federal Violence Against Persons Prohibition (VAPP) Act. The VAPP Act was approved in 2015 in response to th …

As part of its ongoing effort to safeguard sexual and reproductive health services during the COVID-19 crisis, Ipas Malawi has made a second donation of essential health commodities to the Ministry of Health.  This donation comes in response to Malawi …