Links to other reproductive freedom sites

Document Date: August 5, 2003

Abortion Clinics OnLine
Abortion Clinics OnLine is a directory of providers of abortion and other reproductive health care services. The site allows you to choose, by state and city, from a list of abortion clinics. Clicking on a clinic links you to the clinic’s homepage, which provides more detailed information on abortion procedures, patient instructions, prices, maps, and other educational information.

Abortion Law Homepage
This site gives an overview of abortion law in the United States. It includes the full text of Supreme Court decisions in Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey; RealAudio transcripts of oral arguments in Roe, Casey, and Griswold v. Connecticut; a dictionary of abortion-related legal terms; and information about state abortion laws.

Advocates for Youth
This site provides materials for young people and their advocates in the United States and abroad. In addition to a comprehensive publications list and ordering information, the site includes a series of fact sheets and briefing papers on a wide-range of issues from adolescent pregnancy and childbearing to sexual abuse and violence in Sub-Saharan Africa to young women of color and the HIV epidemic. Notably, this link also includes an international program survey, which allows readers to search by country to find out about various programs working to meet the reproductive and sexual health needs of youth throughout the world.

Alan Guttmacher Institute
This site provides information on abortion, contraception, sexually transmitted diseases, and teen pregnancy, as well as a section on relevant laws and public policies. A large number of articles from AGI’s periodicals, briefing papers, and reports are also available. These include online versions of the most recent issues of The Guttmacher Report on Public Policy, Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, and International Family Planning Perspectives.

American Association of University Women
The American Association of University Women is an organization that supports equity and education for all women and girls. This site contains useful research on reproductive issues ranging from adolescent sexuality to abortion coverage bans.

American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists
This site has information on the interaction between reproductive health and relevant women’s issues, such as adolescent care, underserved women, and violence against women. It includes a physician directory, legislative updates on reproductive health issues, and a comprehensive online bookstore.

Catholics for a Free Choice
Working within a Catholic social justice tradition, CFFC is an independent non-profit organization engaged in research, policy analysis, education, and advocacy on issues of gender equality and reproductive health. This site posts resources in English, Spanish, and Portuguese. It includes the full texts of publications on being pro-choice and Catholic, contraception, hospital mergers, women’s human rights, the Vatican at the UN, and worldwide family planning.

Center for Reproductive Rights
This site provides information about reproductive rights issues in the United States and around the world. It includes fact sheets and other public education materials produced by the Center, as well as information about relevant litigation and online editions of the Center’s monthly publication Reproductive Freedom News.

Choice USA
This site contains fact sheets on abortion, contraception, and reproductive health across the globe. It also features information on reproductive rights activism and lists benefits given by pro-choice artists.

Emergency Contraception Website
This site, operated by the Office of Population Research at Princeton University, contains detailed information on emergency contraception as well as a directory of emergency contraceptive providers. This page can be viewed in English, Spanish, and French.

Feminist Majority Online
The reproductive rights section of the Feminist Majority Online includes information on medical abortion, contraception, international reproductive rights, and clinic violence, as well as a well-described section of links to other related Internet sites. There is also a link to the Feminist Majority’s Rock for Choice project, with program and concert information, quotes from rock stars, and RealAudio clips from the Spirit of ’73 CD.

Global Reproductive Health Forum
This site is a clearinghouse that provides people around the world with access to critical information about reproductive health. It also serves as an electronic space where people can come together and voice their opinions in the global debates around reproductive health and rights.

Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
The Kaiser Family Foundation, an independent health care philanthropy, provides a wealth of information on reproductive health care issues, including adolescent sexual health, contraception, HIV/AIDS, sex education, sexually transmitted diseases, and unintended pregnancy. This site includes fact sheets, issue updates, and surveys, as well as the Daily Reproductive Health Report.

Law Students for Choice
Law Students for Choice is committed to educating, organizing and supporting pro-choice law students to ensure that a new generation of lawyers will be prepared to successfully defend and expand reproductive rights. They provide on-campus, student-led groups to support and connect emerging pro-choice advocates,
educational resources including annual conferences in reproductive rights law, and professional training focused on linking students to existing opportunities and creating new internships and fellowships in reproductive rights law.

Medical Students for Choice
This site has sections on reproductive health externships, guides to improving reproductive health curricula, and other networking resources for medical students and residents in reproductive health care.

NARAL Pro-Choice America
This site includes information about abortion and women’s health, contraception and education, clinic violence, the radical Right, and relevant federal and state legislation and Supreme Court decisions. Who Decides? A State-by-State Review of Abortion and Reproductive Rights is available on the website. Additionally, a wide-range of NARAL fact sheets, news releases, and other publications are also available, along with guides for contacting the media, communicating with congressional representatives, and organizing campus pro-choice initiatives.

National Abortion Federation
NAF’s web site features resources for pregnant women as well as abortion providers. It includes links to NAF publications and fact sheets and information about finding a qualified provider.

National Advocates for Pregnant Women
NAPW seeks to ensure that women do not lose their constitutional and human rights as a result of pregnancy; that addiction and other health and welfare problems women face during pregnancy are addressed as health issues, not as crimes; that families are not needlessly separated, based on medical misinformation; and that pregnant and parenting women have access to a full range of reproductive health services, as well as non-punitive drug treatment services. This site provides information on relevant litigation, resources for activism, and publications.

National Asian Women’s Health Organization
NAWHO’s site features information about various health care and policy initiatives aimed at improving the health status of Asian American women. These include programs in reproductive and sexual health rights and breast and cervical cancer, among others.

National Black Women’s Health Project
This site features information about the wide-range of NBWHP programs aimed at improving the health of black women. Most notably, it includes the full text of articles, health briefs, and fact sheets pertaining to African American women and abortion, adolescent pregnancy, and unintended pregnancy.

National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health
This site offers information about NLIRH’s various programs, including its public policy initiative, which is aimed at increasing public support for Latina reproductive health rights and issues and ensuring that all Latinas have access to reproductive health services. In addition, it includes the full text of selected articles from NLIRH’s quarterly newsletter Instantes, and excerpts from other research reports and brochures.

National Network of Abortion Funds
Through direct grants or loans, NNAF member groups help more than 10,000 women and girls a year who would not have been able to obtain a safe, legal abortion with their own resources. In addition to general information about NNAF, the site includes an organizing guide for building an abortion fund and links to participating abortion funds across the United States.

National Organization for Women
This site contains information dealing almost exclusively with NOW’s activities in the pro-choice movement.

Native American Women’s Health Education Resource Center
This page provides information on Indigenous women’s reproductive health. It features a Native women’s reproductive rights platform and directs readers to relevant links and resources on such issues as the impact of Depo-Provera, Norplant, and AIDS on the Native American community.

Physicians for Reproductive Choice and Health
This site features recent issues of the PRCH’s quarterly newsletter Choices, as well as PRHC position papers, medical case studies, and other publications. In addition, it includes material on a new initiative, “Know Your Doctors, Know Your Choices,” designed to help women find out if their health care providers are pro-choice.

Planned Parenthood
Planned Parenthood’s site is one of the best sources of online information regarding safe sex, contraception, and abortion. It includes legislative updates, pro-choice advocacy tools, a special section for teens, as well as resources in Spanish.

Population Council
The Population Council is an international, non-profit organization that conducts research on reproductive health and population growth. This site contains information on reproductive physiology, population and social policy analysis, and reproductive health and family planning strategies around the world.

Pro-Choice Public Education Project
This site includes information for young women about everything from finding a clinic to obtaining birth control to escorting patients to participating in pro-choice events around the country. The site also features chat rooms where young women can discuss a range of issues pertaining to reproductive health.

Refuse & Resist!
This page includes materials on pro-choice activities sponsored by Refuse & Resist! Of note, it features information on the annual National Day of Appreciation for Abortion Providers, a nationwide effort to salute the courage and perseverance of abortion doctors and their staff.

Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice
This site focuses on the moral and faith-based aspect of reproductive choice. It includes articles by respected theologians, a “Clergy for Choice” network, and an extensive list of pro-choice religious organizations.

Reproductive Health Gateway
A project of the Population and Health Materials Working Group of the U.S. Agency for International Development, this site accesses relevant and accurate information about reproductive health on the web. The gateway lets you search the web sites of over 60 organizations that the working group has selected because they consistently post reliable information about reproductive health issues.

Reproductive Health Technologies Project
This site features current information on emergency contraception, intrauterine devices, early surgical and medical abortion, and woman-controlled HIV/AIDS prevention. It also features emerging issues in reproductive health technology.

Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States
Through its web site, SIECUS offers a clearinghouse of information on health and sexuality education. Special sections feature materials for teens, parents, religious institutions, media, policy makers, and advocates.

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