International Maternal Health and Family Planning Organizations

The Religious Institute hopes that religious leaders, social action committees, and congregants will become involved in advocacy for international maternal health and family planning. This resource includes organizations with advocacy campaigns, news updates, and websites to promote universal access to reproductive health and the reduction of maternal mortality. It also provides a guide for approaching congress people about international maternal health and family planning.

How can we stay up-to-date on international maternal health and family planning news and advocacy campaigns?

Many organizations focus on improving maternal health and promoting family planning internationally. Many of these organizations provide action alerts, online communications and social networking tools to raise awareness, educate their supporters, and promote advocacy. The
following is a sampling of key organizations with letter codes indicating how they can help congregations and individuals become involved in advocacy efforts.

Reproductive Health and Family Planning

Maternal Health and Maternal Mortality

Are there websites where we can track legislation?

Here are a few websites that track maternal health and family planning legislation in Congress:

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