News & Announcements

April 2017
We at Ibis are deeply disappointed by the Trump administration’s decision to cut all funding for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). UNFPA provides life-saving and critical services like family planning, midwife training, and safe childbirth; the organization also works to put an end...
March 2017
Ibis President Kelly Blanchard joined a group of experts from several disciplines to release a commentary published last week in the New England Journal of Medicine highlighting the harms caused by overregulation of mifepristone in the United States. The FDA regulation mechanism known as REMS (Risk...
February 2017
The mmoho campaign held its fourth media engagement workshop last week to recognize National Condom Week in South Africa. The workshop was themed around condom use and negotiation, as well as the taboos of sexual pleasure, especially among young people. Guest speakers presented on a variety of...
January 2017
We at Ibis are angry and disappointed that President Trump chose to reinstate the Mexico City Policy, commonly known as the Global Gag Rule. The Global Gag Rule prevents health care providers around the world who receive US funding from offering comprehensive sexual and reproductive health care,...
December 2016
We are thrilled to announce that Ibis Reproductive Health will work with HRA Pharma to conduct the research needed and submit an application to the United States Food and Drug Administration to make a birth control pill available over the counter. This is an exciting step forward in our work to...
November 2016
Like many of you, we are still processing the outcome of the US election and what it means for our families, our communities, and our work. We expect some challenging battles ahead, but are ready to stand up for our values and fight for information, policies, and services that meet the needs of all...

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