With the host of
"The right of women, girls, trans men and non-binary people to direct, in part or in whole, their abortion process, with or without the support of health care providers."
- IMAP statement on abortion self-care.
To design and test innovative person-centered models of care that facilitate and support individuals throughout their medical abortion self-care experiences, either partially or in their entirety.
Drive sociocultural change by creating positive narratives, social movements, and community interventions to eliminate stigma and improve knowledge and attitudes around medical abortion self-care.
Transform public policy and legislation to create an enabling environment for medical abortion self-care as a fundamental part of a health system that supports abortion care.
Create a global network for the exchange of information, resources, and best practices on the design and implementation of abortion self-care models with global stakeholders and medical abortion self-care organizations.
Strengthen the capabilities of the Global Care Consortium to develop a context-specific abortion self-management model.
This publication showcases insights and lessons learned by Ipas staff and our partners around the world from decades of advocacy work to expand abortion access. This resource aims to illustrate key obstacles and opportunities encountered by advocates, as well as strategies for overcoming common challenges.