Global Doctors for Choice (GDC) is an international network of physicians advocating for access to safe, comprehensive, evidence-based reproductive health care. By creating opportunities for doctors to engage in local reproductive health initiatives that effect policy change and by providing them with additional opportunities to learn from other physicians’ experiences, GDC contributes the powerful physician’s voice to global advocacy efforts promoting reproductive health and rights, including safe abortion. GDC has action centers in Brazil, Colombia, Ghana, Mexico, and South Africa, and a coordinating team in the United States. Learn more about Global Doctors for Choice.
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Global Doctors for Choice (GDC) stood in solidarity with the British Medical Association’s vote to completely decriminalize abortion and shared a letter of support with the BMA to help their cause.
Global Doctors for Choice (GDC) urged the South African government to reject the abortion bill proposed by the ACDP (African Christian Democratic Party). Currently South Africa has one of the most liberal abortion laws and the proposed bill would restrict access to safe, legal abortion. Public health and women’s health, particularly poor and black women in rural… Read more »
Global Doctors for Choice (GDC) requested the Indian Supreme Court overturn the decision to not allow an abortion for the 10-year old girl who is a victim of repeated rapes. Abortions are safe when provided by a trained professional, yet carrying a pregnancy to term and experiencing labor and delivery is unsafe physically and developmentally for such… Read more »