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) wrote to the President of the Brazilian Supreme Court to oppose the recent Proposal PEC 181/2015, which was approved November 8, 2017 by a Special Commission of the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies (in a vote of 18 men against 1 woman). This proposal includes a claim that life begins at conception, and… Read more »
Global Doctors for Choice accepted the invitation by the Center for Reproductive Rights, Human Rights Watch, the Center for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE), and the International Women’s Health Coalition to sign a collaborative letter regarding the six-month review of the Global Gag Rule. The letter highlights the damage caused by the Global Gag Rule… Read more »
In support of International Safe Abortion Day September 28th, Global Doctors for Choice signed a collaborative statement on abortion rights initiated by the Center for Reproductive Rights, Ipas, and the Sexual Rights Initiative. This statement was delivered during the 36th session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva. More information, click here.