The Abortion Conversion Project
The Abortion Conversion Project is a new resource for those wishing
to have a deep AND thoughtful pro-choice dialogue about abortion.
The Abortion Conversation Project, comprised of abortion providers
and allies, aims to create safe spaces for people to have discussions
about abortion as well as to eradicate the stigma of abortion.
Activities include a travel packet for conversations on the way
to the April25th March for Women's Lives called EnRoute: Real
Talk about Abortion available on the website and in print from
Soon to come is an exporatory report on post abortion emotional
health, and model programs for clergy and providers.
The Alan Guttmacher Institute
The Alan Guttmacher Institute (AGI) provides reliable, balanced,
nonpartisan information on abortion, contraception, childbearing
and sexual activity. AGI's mission is to protect the reproductive
choices of all women and men - in the United States and throughout
the world. AGI carries out reproductive health research, policy
analysis and public education. Its three journals Perspectives
in Sexual and Reproductive Health (formerly Family Planning
Perspectives), Report on Public Policy and International
Family Planning Perspectives are available on the site.
Review of Population Law
This database contains summaries and excerpts of legislation,
constitutions, court decisions, and other official government
documents from every country in the world relating to population
policies, reproductive health, women's rights, and related topics.
It is produced jointly by Harvard Law School and the United Nations
and Health Surveys
The Demographic and Health Surveys
(DHS) program provides data and analysis on the population, health,
and nutrition of women and children in developing countries, including
information on fertility and fertility preferences.
Family Health International (FHI) works to improve reproductive
and family health around the world through biomedical and social
science research, innovative health service delivery interventions,
training and information programs.
Reproductive Health Forum
The Global Reproductive Health Forum at Harvard (GRHF), based
at Harvard University, aims to encourage the proliferation of
critical, democratic discussions about reproductive health, reproductive
technologies and reproductive rights.
Kaiser Family Foundation (Reproductive Health)
This section of the U.S. based Kaiser Family Foundation's (KFF)
site serves as a resource for the public, media, corporations,
and other interested organizations on reproductive and sexual
health issues, providing current information, conducting briefings,
participating in special partnerships and developing public education
campaigns. KFF also supply a, excellent daily e-mail update of
reproductive health news, which can be subscribed to via the site.
The Population Council is an international, nonprofit institution
that conducts research on three fronts: biomedical, social science,
and public health. Its mission is to improve the well-being and
reproductive health of current and future generations and to help
achieve a humane, equitable, and sustainable balance between people
Progress Educational Trust is a registered charity, set up to
promote the benefits of reproductive and genetic science. On its
site you will find information and comment about issues including
IVF, cloning technology and genetics. You can subscribe through
the site to Progress' excellent weekly update, BioNews.
The Abortion Access Project seeks to ensure access to abortion
for all women by increasing abortion services, training new abortion
providers, and raising awareness about the critical importance
of abortion access to women's lives.
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
ACOG serves as a strong advocate for quality health care for women;
maintains the highest standards of clinical practice and continuing
education; promotes patient education and involvement in medical
care; and increases awareness of the changing issues facing women's
BPAS supports reproductive choice by advocating and providing
high-quality, affordable services to prevent or end unwanted pregnancy
with contraception or by abortion.
EngenderHealth works worldwide
to improve the lives of individuals by making reproductive health
services safe, available, and sustainable. The organization provides
technical assistance, training, and information, with a focus
on practical solutions that improve services where resources are
Planned Parenthood Federation
IPPF is committed to promoting the rights of women and men to
decide freely the number and spacing of their children and to
achieve the highest possible level of sexual and reproductive
health. One of their primary aims is to eliminate unsafe abortion.
Family Planning Association
This site includes items from clear and simple contraception factsheets
to the most comprehensive database of Irish and international
sexual health news. The IFPA's on-line campaign and action newsletter
'cq' can be accessed through the site, which offers comprehensive
up to date and archive information on IFPA's work to achieve sexual
and reproductive rights and health in Ireland and internationally.
Marie Stopes International is a reproductive healthcare agency
whose mission is to ensure the fundamental human right of all
people to have children by choice not chance.
Abortion Federation (NAF)
Founded in 1977, NAF is the professional association of abortion
providers in the United States and Canada. The organization's
mission is to preserve and enhance the quality and accessibility
of abortion services. The site contains information about clinics
affiliated to NAF, as well as news and campaign updates.
Planned Parenthood's site, subtitled 'A Guide to Healthy Sexuality',
is a comprehensive source of on-line information regarding safe
sex and abortions. Its attractive and user-friendly layout complements
the extensive amount of practical and valuable information available.
College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG)
This website is designed to provide information to College members
about the RCOG, including details of Courses and Events, Examination
regulations and timetables and services. It is also useful for
those who want to find out about current practise and developments
in obstetrics and gynaecology in Britain.