Read our recently published briefing paper highlighting advocacy opportunities for integrating self-managed medication abortion with medical care.


Read our article “Perils and Possibilities of Health Exception Laws: A Narrative Review”, recently published the International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics, HERE

Dr. Jung-won Yoon, GDC BoD member, presented on addressing barriers to safe abortion in South Korea at the XXIV FIGO World Congress

Dr. Dorothy Shaw, Chair of the Global Doctor’s for Choice Health Exception Committee speaking at the XXIV FIGO World Congress to discuss “Navigating Health Exception Laws”

Dr. Monica Dragoman, GDC Co-Chair elect, and Dr. Jamila Perritt, GDC Board of Director, recently commented on the first anniversary of Post-Roe without abortion rights. Read more here.

Read the Global Doctors for Choice statement on The Supreme Court of the United States’ (SCOTUS) decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization HERE

 

 

The World Health Organization (WHO) published updated abortion care guidelines in March 2022. Global Doctors for Choice summarized key parts of the guidelines in order to provide a brief overview of the key themes and changes. Read it HERE

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News & Press

Global Doctors for Choice proudly congratulates GDC/South Africa’s Co-Lead Doctor, Dr Tlaleng Mofokeng, on her appointment to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right of Everyone to the Enjoyment of the Highest Attainable Standard of Physical and Mental Health. Read more about Dr. Mofokeng below! English

The Global Doctors for Choice – Brazil (Rede Médica pelo Direito de Decidir) team has released a new position statement regarding concern over the potential loss of family planning services during the COVID-19 pandemic and providing a series of recommendations to protect these essential services. English | Português | Español

The Global Doctors for Choice – Colombia (Grupo Médico por el Derecho a Decidir) team released a statement reasserting that voluntary pregnancy termination is a fundamental right, even in pandemics like COVID-19. The team also declared their support for access to remote abortion services in Colombia as both safe and necessary. *This article is in Spanish.

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