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Collaborators, Consortia, and Working Groups

Gynuity is an active member of several Consortia and Working Groups. We share a collective sense of purpose that helps feed new thinking, facilitate knowledge sharing, and shape practical solutions to intractable global health problems.

Consortia and Working Groups

  • Abortion On Our Own Terms
    About this partnership

    Gynuity is a partner of Abortion On Our Own Terms, which was launched in the U.S. in 2022. The Abortion On Our Own Terms campaign engages pro-abortion state policymakers, progressive advocates, and movement leaders in the U.S. to shift the way they talk about self-managed abortion. As a campaign partner, Gynuity contributes to strategies that influence, promote and support discussion of self-managed abortion as a safe and accessible option for anyone who chooses it.

  • American Society for Emergency Contraception (ASEC)
    About this partnership

    ASEC is a voluntary collaboration of organizations that works to expand access to and information about emergency contraception in the U.S.

  • Comunidad de Partería de México
    About this partnership

    Un espacio virtual de reunión para organizaciones de la sociedad civil y demás actores interesados en el fortalecimiento de la partería en México. Buscamos fomentar el aprendizaje colectivo a partir del intercambio de experiencias exitosas y lecciones aprendidas producto de nuestro trabajo, a fin de ampliar sus alcances.

  • Consorcio Latinoamericano Contra el Aborto Inseguro (CLACAI)
    About this partnership

    The Latin American Consortium against Unsafe Abortion (CLACAI) is an established regional network that promotes accurate information on and advocates for safe strategies and technologies to reduce unsafe abortion in Latin America. It is composed of activists, researchers, health service providers, lawyers, and other professionals.

    Gynuity serves on CLACAI’s Advisory Committee (Comité Consultivo). We also sit on their telemedicine subcommittee, which was established in 2021 to help identify regional needs and enhance access to medical abortion through remote service models.

  • Free the Pill Coalition
    About this partnership

    We are a member of the Free the Pill coalition (formerly the Oral Contraceptives Over-the-Counter Working Group), a group of reproductive health, rights, and justice organizations, research and advocacy groups, youth activists, health care providers, prominent medical and health professional associations, and other professionals who share a commitment to ensuring more equitable access to safe, effective, and affordable birth control to people of all ages, backgrounds, and identities in the United States. Coalition members support over-the-counter birth control pills that are affordable, fully covered by insurance, and available to people of all ages in the United States.

  • Liberate Abortion Campaign
    About this partnership

    Gynuity is a member of the Liberate Abortion Campaign, a multi-tactical coalition of more than 150 organizations that have come together to ensure abortion is available, affordable, accessible, and stigma-free for anyone who needs it across the United States.

  • Maternal Health Task Force
    About this partnership

    The Maternal Health Task Force contributes to shaping collective efforts to improve maternal health worldwide. EngenderHealth brings together existing maternal health networks and engages new organizations to facilitate global coordination of maternal health programs. The Task Force plays a complementary role to other maternal health initiatives by convening stakeholders and creating an inclusive setting to engage in dialogue, build consensus, and share information. Gynuity’s president participates on MHTF’s Advisory Group and Gynuity contributes resources on the MHTF website.

  • Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health
    About this partnership

    PMNHC, launched in September 2005, unites developing and donor countries, UN agencies, professional associations, academic and research institutions, foundations, and NGOs to intensify and harmonize national, regional and global progress towards the UN Millennium Development Goals 4 & 5. The Partnership supports country-level efforts to expand the reach of essential interventions for reducing maternal, newborn, and child mortality; promote the adoption and development of evidence-based, cost-effective approaches to reduce such mortality; and promote greater coordination and cooperation among all stakeholders. Gynuity Health Projects is a member of this group. PMNCH is hosted by the World Health Organization in Geneva. For more information please visit http://www.pmnch.org or contact info@pmnch.org.

  • Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition (RHSC)
    About this partnership

    We have been an active member of the Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition (RHSC) since joining in 2011 and regularly attend working group meetings. We have chaired the Safe Abortion Supplies Workstream (New and Underused Reproductive Health Technologies Caucus) and the Hypertension sub-group in the Maternal Health Supplies Caucus. The RHSC is a global partnership of public, private, and non-governmental organizations dedicated to ensuring that all people in low- and middle-income countries can access and use affordable, high-quality supplies to ensure their better reproductive health.