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Home 9 Search Results The Green Wave feminist movement is making historic change on abortion rights, spreading from Argentina to Mexico, Colombia, and other countries in the region in a cascade of progress for reproductive justice. Yet many countr …

Home 9 Search Results Abortion laws vary widely across Asia, ranging from liberal laws in Nepal and India to more restrictive laws in Pakistan and Myanmar. But even progressive laws do not guarantee a person can access abortion when needed. Across …

Home 9 Search Results Across Africa, movements for abortion rights and access are growing. But powerful cultural, religious, and political barriers persist in many countries, driving people to seek abortion with unsafe methods. Indeed, the most co …

Home 9 Search Results Abortion has been legal in South Africa since 1996, but unsafe abortion is still common and particularly impacts poor women and girls—especially those who live in rural areas. While abortion is also legal in Zambia, abortion …

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Research and evidence show that people can safely and effectively self-manage medical abortion, also called abortion with pills, when they have accurate information. Abortion self-care (ASC) is abortion with pills without the necessity of a prescription. With ASC, a pregnant person manages as much of the process as they want on their own, with or without the involvement of a health-care provider.

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.

Download File en français en español in english Search Results This resource is intended to support advocates who are working to achieve universal access to comprehensive, person-centered abortion care and an enabling environment for people to exercise …

La Conferencia de Acción Política Conservadora (CPAC), con sede en Estados Unidos, un evento conocido como nexo para el activismo de derecha, realizará su primer foro en México.

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.

The U.S.-based Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), an event well known as a nexus for right-wing activism, is holding its first forum in Mexico. This brief—written for both opposition researchers and anyone interested in the global anti-rights movement—provides an overview of CPAC’s background and international expansion, with a focus on how CPAC is collaborating with far-right actors in Mexico to advance its Christian nationalist agenda.

We need more Americans to speak up about abortion—and to support the advocates, organizations, and decisionmakers working to protect and expand abortion access. That’s why Ipas worked with Eden Stanley, an audience-centered firm, to conduct broad public opinion research. Our findings reveal three priority demographic groups most likely to support organizations and political candidates championing abortion rights. Based on the values and beliefs of these groups, we’ve identified key messaging takeaways. In this brief, we share data and takeaways most relevant for U.S. advocates.

We asked Bia Galli, Ipas senior policy and advocacy advisor, for a look into how Ipas works alongside partners to advocate for reproductive justice in global human rights discussions—and how that can spur governments to take action. Can you share an ex …

Nimechanuka—a digital platform supported by Ipas Africa Alliance—has been named the 2022 “Best Youth-Run Sexual Health Platform” by Global Health and Pharma, an online information-sharing site for the health-care and pharmaceutical industries. For near …

Anti-rights groups and movements are expanding their work into new and seemingly unlikely spaces to impose regressive, fundamentalist Christian views on human rights, family, gender, and sexuality. This briefing paper outlines the activities of three anti-rights groups based in the Global North leading a transnational attack on an economic agreement between the European Union (EU) and its country partners in Africa, the Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) – known as the ACP-EU Partnership Agreement (the Agreement).

Myanmar Home 9 Search Results Safeguarding abortion access during political and pandemic crisis in Myanmar Faced with rising COVID cases and escalating armed conflicts between the military and ethnic armed organizations, many people in Myanmar hav …

Malawi, Mozambique and Zambia Home 9 Search Results As climate change strikes again in Southern Africa, Ipas responds to reproductive health needs When tropical cyclones Ana and Batsirai killed nearly 100 people and left almost a million displaced …

Kenya Home 9 Search Results Making facemasks to help refugees stay safe in Kenya In Kenya, the response to curb the COVID-19 pandemic was immediate. In late March 2020, a countrywide quarantine was imposed—airports, schools, churches and mosques w …

Bolivia Home 9 Search Results Upholding migrants’ sexual and reproductive rights in Bolivia Fleeing hardships and unrest, Venezuelans have been migrating to Bolivia in growing numbers. When they arrive, they face the basic challenges of migrants e …

Amidst ever-increasing abortion restrictions in the United States, new research commissioned by Ipas shows nine in 10 Americans oppose total abortion bans.

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