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 Partner Organizations in Brazil, Colombia, Ghana, Ireland, Kenya, Mexico, and South Africa, and a Coordinating Team in the United States.

Hover over each country to view the number of Physician-Advocate Members that make up the GDC global network.

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News & Press

GDC/Colombia drafted and submitted to the Constitutional Court a statement* that highlights medical and scientific evidence to uphold the current law and constitutional right to abortion, and distributed it among doctors to invite them to support GDC/Colombia and the current abortion law. They did so in response to a Colombian lawyer who is distributing false… Keep Reading »

GDC signed a joint statement to request the UN Human Rights Council during its 41st session (June 24 – July 12, 2019) to respect, protect, and fulfill adolescent and youth sexual reproductive and health and rights. The statement was signed by over 300 CSOs and drafted by the Asian-Pacific Resource and Research Centre for Women (ARROW), AWID,… Keep Reading »

In the article, “We have to talk about obstetric violence“*, the GDC/Colombia team explains that obstetric violence is dehumanizing medical abuse that occurs during reproductive heath care provision, which results in lost of autonomy and freedom of choice regarding ones body and sexuality and thus negatively impacts quality of life. Further, obstetric violence is linked… Keep Reading »

Advocating for access to safe reproductive health care.