News & Announcements

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...
February 2019
A new Texas Policy Evaluation Project (TxPEP) study shows that use of medication abortion, also known as “the abortion pill,” bounced back in Texas after a March 2016 label change by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The label change impacted the use of mifepristone, one of the...
January 2019
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Today, Kelly Blanchard, President of Ibis Reproductive Health, released the statement below about New York’s new law to protect and expand reproductive health and rights, throughout pregnancy. “ New York state law now permits abortions to be ‘performed by...