To solve the climate crisis, focus on women
Around the world, recognition is growing that climate justice and reproductive justice are inextricably linked—and that effective solutions to the climate crisis require a focus on women’s rights and needs. Yet philanthropic support is lagging: Only 0.01% of global funding goes to projects that tackle both climate and women’s rights.
Historic human rights case could expand access to abortion across Latin America
Putting politics over health: Targeting medication abortion
Statement on U.S. District Court decision in Texas mifepristone case from Ipas President and CEO Anu Kumar
Impacted by Cyclone Freddy, Ipas staff in southern Africa look to response efforts that protect reproductive health
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?
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.
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.
Ipas-supported site awarded as ‘Best Youth-Run Sexual Health Platform’
Ipas Africa Alliance organizes caravan to advocate for an end to SGBV
Five years after Ipas began abortion care for Rohingya refugees, the work continues
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
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:
Upholding migrants’ sexual and reproductive rights in Bolivia
Ipas Bolivia is supporting health centers to offer free sexual and reproductive health care to undocumented migrants and training health-care providers in care that is sensitive to the needs of this population.