Global Doctors for Choice

Almost all unsafe abortions take place in countries with restrictive abortion laws in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Global Doctors for Choice (GDC) aims to contribute a powerful and missing voice – that of physicians- to advocacy efforts to establish access to high quality reproductive health services around the world. Doctors contribute scientific authority, commitment to their patients’ best interests, and firsthand familiarity with the devastating consequences of unsafe abortion and the lack of reproductive health services to deliberations about health. Although some individual physicians have served as powerful advocates, there have not been resources or mechanisms to help them communic