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Women and girls with disabilities deserve choice

Women and girls with disabilities deserve choice

More than 700 million people across the Asia and Pacific regions are estimated to have disabilities. We know that people with disabilities face complex challenges including discrimination in education, employment, justice, transport and healthcare….
Climate change and sexual and reproductive health: what’s the link? 

Climate change and sexual and reproductive health: what’s the link? 

“Displaced women came to us seeking antenatal and postnatal care, emergency contraception, condoms, menstrual kits, and clean birth delivery kits. I know of two women who came to us in labour, and our midwives…
New report shows long-term harms of US Global Gag Rule on reproductive rights

New report shows long-term harms of US Global Gag Rule on reproductive rights

This first-of-its-kind study, developed with insights from MSI Reproductive Choices, shows the causal effects of the most recent implementation of the Global Gag Rule, which, during the four-year Trump administration, was the greatest expansion…
Meet the MSI reproductive health and rights stars from Timor-Leste

Meet the MSI reproductive health and rights stars from Timor-Leste

We were thrilled to learn that two Asia Pacific staff members have been recognised by the global MSI network as ‘MSI Stars’ — an acknowledgement of the brilliant work they do to reach women…
The 2024 Federal Budget: what does it deliver for health in the Asia Pacific?

The 2024 Federal Budget: what does it deliver for health in the Asia Pacific?

“From our own work, we know that around 55% of the global unmet need for contraception is in the Asia and Pacific region. Rates of gender-based violence across the region are also high.” On…
Spacing her pregnancies helps Emilie to be a better mum

Spacing her pregnancies helps Emilie to be a better mum

Emilie has just given birth to her fourth baby at the Angau Memorial Hospital in Papua New Guinea. She is feeling very happy and relieved about her baby’s good health, after a difficult few…
The global battle for reproductive rights on social media

The global battle for reproductive rights on social media

Digital hate Our report with the Centre for Countering Digital Hate finds that Meta and Google are blocking access to accurate information on abortion and wider reproductive healthcare in countries across Africa, Asia, and…
Choose choice

Choose choice

Your body. Your education. Your future. They should be yours to choose. But without reproductive choice, for millions worldwide, they’re not.  Globally, 257 million women want to be using contraception but have no access, and…
How far MSI Ladies travel to provide contraception

How far MSI Ladies travel to provide contraception

“Not all heroes wear a cape. Sometimes they wear pale blue overalls and go from door to door carrying a blue briefcase.” https://vimeo.com/315688331 High up in the Himalayan mountains, along crowded streets in bustling…