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 action centers in Brazil, Colombia, Ghana, Mexico and South Africa, and a coordinating team in the United States.

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News & Press

Dr. Mhlanga GDC/South Africa mentor explains how government health services do not respect the constitutional right to abortion in South Africa, particularly in rural areas.  Public health facilities do not train their providers and allow providers and health facility workers to deny care, which resulting in women turning to unsafe clandestine services.

Global Doctors for Choice sent a letter to urging the Polish President, Speaker of the Sejm, the Prime Minister, the Parliamentary Committee, and the Parliamentary Clubs to vote against the Stop Abortion Bill, which would ban abortions in cases involving fetal impairments. Currently, Poland allows abortions when a woman’s life or health is threatened, when a… Keep Reading »

In her op-ed, GDC/South Africa co-lead doctor Dr. Tlaleng Mofokeng likens the U.S. Global Gag Rule to neocolonialism, shares its impact on sexual and reproductive health care access in South Africa, and calls for new strategies to fight the Global Gag Rule.

Advocating for access to safe reproductive health care.