News & Announcements

June 2019
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Thoai Ngo as chair of Ibis’s Board of Directors. As director of the Population Council’s Poverty, Gender, and Youth Program, Thoai oversees efforts to develop and test innovative solutions and scale up successful strategies to improve the...
June 2019
We are delighted to announce that Brigitte Amiri, deputy director of the ACLU Reproductive Freedom Project, has joined Ibis’s Board of Directors as a member at large. Brigitte is currently leading critical litigation on sexual and reproductive health, rights, and justice, including the Jane...
May 2019
On May 9, 1960, the US Food and Drug Administration first approved the birth control pill, which helped give people the freedom to determine their own life path. Nearly 60 years later, it’s past time to make the pill truly accessible. The pill is safe and effective, but one in three women who...
April 2019
In 2014, a bill (S.B. 1391) was passed that allowed the state of Tennessee to arrest pregnant women for the illegal use of narcotics during pregnancy if the child was born exposed to or harmed by the drug. Those arrested and charged under the Fetal Assault Law faced a penalty of up to fifteen years...
April 2019
Ibis stands with our partners around the world in recognition of International Day for Maternal Health and Rights. We remain steadfast in our commitment to advance sexual and reproductive autonomy, choices, and health through bold, rigorous research and principled partnerships with advocates,...
February 2019
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Today, Kelly Blanchard, President of Ibis Reproductive Health, released the statement below about the current administration’s sweeping changes to Title X. “On Friday, the Trump administration continued its attacks on people’s—and especially women...