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.

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

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We invite physicians from all medical disciplines and from all over the world to join us.


News & Press

Dr. Joseph Karanja, co-lead doctor of Kenya Doctors for Choice, urged the Kenyan High Court to reinstate guidelines for medical practitioners to provide safe abortions – as allowed by law.  Abortion is allowed in Kenya if a women’s life mental or physical health or life is in danger and for emergency reasons and this guideline follows the… Keep Reading »

Several of GDC’s team opted to show their personal support for the legalization of abortion in Argentina by signing an International Solidarity Petition initiated by the International Campaign for Women’s Right to Safe Abortion.

While in Ireland, GDC’s co-founder and Board member, Dr. Wendy Chavkin, supported the “Yes” Campaign to vote to repeal the 8th Amendment and thus legalize abortion in Ireland.

Advocating for access to safe reproductive health care.