News & Announcements

June 2017
The Washington Post published an op-ed by Ibis's Vice President for Development and Public Affairs Britt Wahlin which celebrates the new law in Maryland that will soon allow pharmacists to prescribe contraception, but reminds readers that an over-the-counter (OTC) birth control pill is on the...
May 2017
On May 4, Communications and Outreach/Research Coordinator Bongeka Cutshwa and Research Coordinator Maureen Mtimkulu appeared on SABC 3, a South African national television station, to speak about our work to address the sexual and reproductive health needs of young people and the mmoho campaign...
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,...

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