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


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.



February 2, 2017

GDC signed onto an additional collaborative statement condemning US President Trump’s reenactment of the Global Gag Rule, which urges the Canadian Government and other sexual and reproductive health and rights allies to step up and increase funding for reproductive health initiatives, including abortion.

January 20, 2017

GDC remains concerned that US President Trump will reinstate the global gag rule, a harmful policy that will have devastating consequences on global women’s health. As a supporter of global health and development, women’s rights, gender equality, and free speech, GDC joins over 130 international organizations from a variety of sectors to oppose this policy and reject efforts to… Read more »

December 16, 2016

Global Doctors for Choice was honored to sign onto the Declaration that stemmed from the Africa Regional Conference on Abortion. By signing this declaration, we demonstrate our commitment to advocating for comprehensive reproductive health, including safe abortion, for all people and our commitment to collaborate with our fellow reproductive health agencies to achieve this goal.