Latin America and the Caribbean

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This regional program works with partners across Latin America and the Caribbean to make high-quality sexual and reproductive health care more widely available—and to build movements for abortion rights and repeal of restrictive laws. Ipas is active in the Green Wave feminist movement that has achieved historic law change in Argentina, Mexico, and Colombia in recent years.

Our approaches vary widely based on the local setting, and include work to:

  • position abortion as a human rights issue and show how restrictive abortion laws violate international treaties
  • educate court officials and government decisionmakers about reproductive rights
  • conduct community education to reduce abortion stigma
  • train young advocates for sexual and reproductive rights
  • ensure sexual and reproductive health, including abortion, are included in university-level health science curricula
  • support health facilities with training, mentoring, equipment and supplies so they can offer high-quality abortion care

Argentina

Central America

Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua​

Chile

Mexico

About Us

We work with partners around the world to advance reproductive justice by expanding access to abortion and contraception.

Our Work

The global movement for legal, accessible abortion is growing. Our staff and partners in countries as diverse as Bolivia, Malawi and India are working to ensure all people can access high-quality abortion care.

Where We Work

The global movement for legal, accessible abortion is growing. Our staff and partners in countries as diverse as Bolivia, Malawi and India are working to ensure all people can access high-quality abortion care.

Resources

Our materials are designed to help reproductive health advocates and professionals expand access to high-quality abortion care.

For health professionals

For advocates and decisionmakers

Training resources

For humanitarian settings

For researchers and program implementors