We work to expand the availability and quality of safe abortion services as part of comprehensive reproductive health policies and programs. We understand that restrictive abortion laws do not reduce the number of abortions; instead they force the procedure underground and into the hands of unqualified practitioners.

 

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Trump’s Health Secretary Nominee Poses Risks for Global Health Agenda

Tom Price has proven to be anti-science and anti-reproductive health.

Sessions Nomination Threatens Women’s Reproductive Rights

  • January 10, 2017

Senator Jeff Sessions’ long record of hostility towards women’s reproductive rights is crucial to consider as hearings begin today to evaluate his nomination for US Attorney General.

Defending Reproductive Rights: What Uruguay Can Teach Us

As we in the United States prepare ourselves for the forthcoming assault on reproductive rights by the Trump administration, we can learn a lot from the recent gain in Uruguay.

We Won’t Stand for Rollbacks on Our Reproductive Rights

This week, IWHC joined with 90 organizations that stood together to say that we are ready to fight for the rights of women and girls, both in the United States and around the world.

Wins for Women in 2016

The women’s movement achieved great successes globally in 2016; highlighting these achievements will be essential for the fight ahead.

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