Work Location: The Americas

United States

In June 2022, the United States Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, which had guaranteed the constitutional right to abortion for almost 50 years. With this decision, the U.S. joined a handful of autocratic, anti-democratic countries bent on denying human rights and restricting abortion—while the rest of the world is expanding abortion access. Since then, many states have enacted new legal restrictions, in some cases extreme enough to effectively ban abortion entirely. While rights vary state by state, overall people in the U.S. now have less reproductive freedom—with Black, indigenous and people of color facing the greatest barriers to bodily autonomy.

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Hidalgo becomes third state in Mexico to legalize abortion

The Mexican state of Hidalgo made history on June 30 when it became the third state in the country to legalize abortion up to 12 weeks of pregnancy. Hidalgo joins the states of Oaxaca and Mexico City in changing its laws to guarantee the reproductive rights of women.

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‘Everyone is welcome at my hospital’

An abortion provider in Mexico on why everyone deserves access to comprehensive services Dr. Georgina Díaz Orozco is a doctor and Ipas-trained abortion provider in Guadalajara, Mexico. She is also one of the few providers in the state of Jalisco to offer abortion care after the first trimester—due to stigma, most doctors will not perform […]

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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.

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