Women Help Women

Investment Type: Grant
Year: 2019
Amount: $30,000
Organization Type: Nonprofit

Women Help Women is an international activist nonprofit organization working on access to abortion. They are feminist activists, trained counsellors, medical professionals, and researchers based across four continents. They have a strong focus on supporting abortion, especially in places where abortion is restricted by laws, stigma, and lack of access. Their projects include (a) a global telehealth service for abortion and (b) partnerships with local feminist groups around the world to support increased access to abortion pills.

Why we invest:

Tara Health provided a restricted grant for Women Help Women’s US-based work, mainly their SASS project, which was launched by Women Help Women in the US in 2015. SASS seeks to change the discourse around self-managed abortion based on international evidence and experience. They do this by widely disseminating information about the transformative potential of demedicalized models of abortion services and abortion pills.

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