Topic: Harmful U.S. policies
María Antonieta Alcalde Castro, Director, Ipas Latin America and the Caribbean, stands at a podium decorated with "The Green Wave Gathering of Las Americas" text. Beside her are white chairs and a white sofa adorned with green and orange pillows. The backdrop features a vibrant green and orange geometric design, representing the spirit of the Green Wave Gathering.
May 24, 2024

Ipas and partners hosted the second Green Wave Gathering last week in Mexico City, uniting 150 activists from across the Americas, including from the United States, Peru, Argentina, Brazil, and more. Organized by the Women’s Equality Center, Ipas Latin America and the Caribbean, Ipas United States. and the Guttmacher Institute, the two-day event inspired and fortified movements for reproductive justice and abortion rights throughout the region.

Abortion is health care
May 31, 2022

Around the world, countries are expanding abortion rights and access. Since 2000, 37 countries have liberalized abortion laws. Sadly, the United States is poised to go backward.

Kizza Blair
January 19, 2021

Kizza Blair is a fourth-year medical student in Uganda and a member of Medical Students for Choice. In this Q&A, we ask him about the value of safe abortion care and the impact of the Helms Amendment, a U.S. law that restricts U.S. foreign assistance funding for abortion services and disproportionately affects Black and brown women in low- and middle-income countries.