Reproductive Health & Justice


Alan Guttmacher Institute is a non-profit research and policy institute that studies reproductive health issues including abortion, contraception, teen pregnancy, and sexually transmitted diseases.  Alan Guttmacher Institute




download (1)ACLU Reproductive Freedom Project seeks to promote through litigation, advocacy, and public education the rights of women to control their reproduction free from government coercion or hindrance. This includes access to sexuality education, contraception, abortion, prenatal care, and child-bearing assistance. ACLU




CFWH_Eng_C_72Canadian Foundation for Women’s Health is Canada’s national nonprofit fundraising foundation for women’s sexual and reproductive health. With the support of individuals, medical organizations and companies, we fund research that is improving “health between the hips” for Canadian women at every stage of their lives. We are champions of increased funding for research on women’s health and we also foster support for international women’s health programs. CFWH


images-2Center for Reproductive Rights 
works toward promoting a world where every woman is free to decide whether and when to have children; where every woman has access to the best reproductive healthcare available; where every woman can exercise her choices without coercion or discrimination. They envision a world where every woman participates with full dignity as an equal member of society. Reproductive Rights


imgres-4Civil Liberties and Public Policy Program is a national organization dedicated to reproductive rights activism and education. CLPP works with campus and community groups nationwide through coordination of the National Young Women’s Day of Action and its annual conference- From Abortion Rights to Social Justice: Building the Movement for Reproductive Freedom. CLPP



zInternational Women’s Health Coalition works with individuals and groups in Africa, Asia, and Latin America to promote women’s reproductive and sexual health rights. Provides technical, managerial, moral, and financial support to reproductive health providers, advocacy groups, and women’s organizations in the global south. Publishes books and papers and maintains a global communications network of 6,000 individuals and organizations in 143 countries. IWHC


zzzLambda Legal Defense and Education Fund works toward achieving full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, and people with HIV/AIDS thorugh impact litigation, education, and public policy work. Lambda has done work on a variety of issues including lesbian and gay parenting and has worked in coalition with other organizations to promote reproductive rights. Lambda Legal



zMedical Students for Choice was founded in 1993 by medical against abortion providers. Today, they represent more than 5,000 medical students and residents who are demanding comprehensive medical education including abortion training. MSFC works on a grassroots badsis at medical schools and residency programs throughout North America, holds national and regional meetings, maintains a presence on the Internet and produces A Medical Student’s Guide to Improving Reproductive Health Curricula. MSFC


zNational Abortion Federation is the largest professional association of abortion providers in the United States and Canada. Membership includes individuals and organizations working in reproductive health and abortion rights. NAF’s mission is to keep abortion safe, legal, and accessible. Toll-free hotline provides factual information, referrals, and assistance with funding or other barriers to accessing abortion services. Provides accredited abortion specific continuing medical education, produces top quality clinical resources for abortion providers, assists providers with clinic defense, advocations for abortion training at all levels of clinical education, promotes unbiased public education about abortion, and brings the provider and patient voices to public policy debates about abortion.  NAF


imagesNational Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League (NARAL) works to develop and sustain a constituency that uses the political process to guarantee every woman the right ot make personal decisions regarding the full range of reproductive choices, including preventing unintended pregnancy, bearing healthy children, and choosing legal abortion. NARAL



logoNational Advocates for Pregnant Women seeks to protect the rights and human dignity of all women, particularly pregnant and parenting women and those who are most vulnerable including low income women, women of color, and drug-using women. NAPW uses the lessons learned from the experiences of these women to find more effective ways of advancing reproductive and human rights for all women and families. Our work encompasses legal advocacy; local and national organizing; public policy development, and public education. NAPW is actively involved in ongoing court challenges to punitive reproductive health and drug policies and provides litigation support in cases across the country. NAPW engages in local and national organizing and public education efforts among the diverse communities that are stakeholders in these issues, including the women and families directly affected by punitive policies, as well as public health and policy leaders. NAPW


downloadNational Asian Women’s Health Organization (NAWHO)’s core program is the Asian Women’s Reproductive and Sexual Health Empowerment Project (RSHP). Produces surveys, press releases, and other public statements about the state of Asian American women’s reproductive health. NAWHO


 zzNational Coalition of Abortion Providers NCAP is a non profit pro choice organization that represents the interests of approximately 150 independent abortion providers throughout the United States (it does not represent clinics associated with the Planned Parenthood Federation of America). As well as being a lobbying organization, NCAP has established relationships with various companies that offer its members low cost medical supplies, malpractice insurance, and long distance telephone services. NCAP seeks to honor women by advancing a candid, national conversation on the issue of abortion. NCAP


zNational Latina Institute for Reproductive Health promotes the fundamental human right to reproductive health and justice for Latinas, their families and their communities through public education, community mobilization and policy advocacy. NLIRH is cognizant that women of color, particularly Latinas, have had very limited access to the institutions and officials responsible for setting and implementing polices that directly affect the lives of many Latinas. NLIRH


downloadOur Bodies, Ourselves also known as the Boston Women’s Health Book Collective (BWHBC), is a nonprofit, public interest women’s health education, advocacy, and consulting organization. They provides clear, truthful information about health, sexuality and reproduction from a feminist and consumer perspective. They vigorously advocate for women’s health by challenging the institutions and systems that block women from full control over our bodies and devalue our lives. OBOS’s long-standing commitment to serve only in the public interest and our bridge-building capacity are our hallmarks. They remain one of the few women’s health groups in the U.S. that doesn’t accept funds from pharmaceutical companies and that tries to be scrupulous about conflict of interest. Our Bodies, Our Selves


zzzPhysicians for Reproductive Choice and Health enables concerned physicians to take a more active and visible role in support of universal reproductive health care. Dedicated to ensuring that all people have the knowledge, equal access to quality services, and freedom of choice to make their own reproductive health care decisions. PRCH


zzPlanned Parenthood Federation of America  believes in the fundamental right of each individual, throughout the world, to manage his or her fertility, regardless of the individual’s income, marital status, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, or residence. They provide  reproductive and complementary health care services in settings which protect the essential privacy and rights of each individual, advocate public policies, provide educational programs, and promote research and the advancement of technology in reproductive health care. Planned Parenthood


zzzReligious Coalition for Reproductive Choice is a coalition of forty-three national Christian, Jewish, and other religious organizations that support a woman’s right to choose. Ensures reproductive choice through the moral power of religious communities, conducts public education campaigns, has 22 state and local affiliates, and launched a groundbreaking  Black Church Initiative to address teenage pregnancy and other reproductive health issues in the African American religious community. Religious Coalition 


zzzzReproductive Health Technologies Project was founded in1988 and focuses on issues where science, technology, politics, and the interests of women converge and often clash. The Project’s 25 member board, with its diverse representation, is a powerful vehicle for public education, advocacy, and policy development. Reproductive Health Project


imagesSPARK is a statewide community based and centered reproductive justice organization based in Atlanta, GA. Their mission is to collaborate with individuals, communities, and organizations to grow and sustain a powerful reproductive justice movement in Georgia and the South by developing and sharing a radical analysis in order to shift culture and practice, mobilize in response to immediate threats, and organize for long-term systemic change. SPARK