We are an international network of physicians advocating for access to safe reproductive health care.

Global Doctors for Choice (GDC) creates opportunities for doctors to engage in local reproductive health initiatives that effect policy change and provides them with additional opportunities to learn from other physicians’ experiences. Thereby, allowing GDC to contribute the powerful physician’s voice to global advocacy efforts for promoting reproductive health and rights, including safe abortion.

GDC has Partner Organizations in Brazil, Colombia, Ghana, Ireland, Kenya, Mexico, and South Africa, and a Coordinating Team in the United States.

Hover over each country to view the number of Physician-Advocate Members that make up the GDC global network.

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News & Press

In the article, “We have to talk about obstetric violence“*, the GDC/Colombia team explains that obstetric violence is dehumanizing medical abuse that occurs during reproductive heath care provision, which results in lost of autonomy and freedom of choice regarding ones body and sexuality and thus negatively impacts quality of life. Further, obstetric violence is linked… Keep Reading »

The Nairobi High Court decided that the Director of Medical Services and Ministry of Health violated the rights of Kenyan women and girls when they arbitrarily withdrew the “Standard and Guidelines for Reducing Morbidity and Mortality from Unsafe Abortion in Kenya” and thus created uncertainty regarding the legal status of abortion and discouraged practitioners from… Keep Reading »

We are proud to share that our partner organization Doctors for Choice Kenya were ablecollaborated with the Ministry of Health for official approval of Post-Abortion Care (PAC) guidelines.   Considering the local context, this is a huge accomplishment and serves to help healthcare professionals provide high-quality post-abortion care and combat abortion stigma.

Advocating for access to safe reproductive health care.