Spotlight

Supporting a culture of self-help at the community level: Las Comadres

“Individuals do not exist in isolation from communities. Supporting a culture of self-help at the community level emphasizes this connections and builds collective power, while simultaneously giving individuals immediate relief and support. When people are supported and empowered in their choices and are linked to support in their own communities, the stigma and silence surrounding […]

Spotlight

Supporting a culture of self-help at the community level: The Abortion Dream Team

This month’s story series is about inroads members accompanying people’s abortions across the world. While there is a growing need for self-managed abortions to bust stigma that exists in different legal contexts or medical establishments, there is also a need to understand what building a community of companionship for abortions looks like. The members who […]

Spotlight

Supporting a culture of self-help at the community level: the Knoxville Abortion Doula Collective

“Individuals do not exist in isolation from communities. Supporting a culture of self-help at the community level emphasizes this connections and builds collective power, while simultaneously giving individuals immediate relief and support. When people are supported and empowered in their choices and are linked to support in their own communities, the stigma and silence surrounding […]

Opinion

Young people fight societal norms in Sudan, where even believing in abortion rights has been stigmatized!

We often hear from many of our members, in digital and real-life spaces, about the relentless ways that patriarchy manifests in our societies, specifically as a form of reproductive oppression. Patriarchal conditions enforce binaries that are harmful to women, lgbtq folks, disabled people, and racial, ethnic, religious minorities who are more marginalized in society. These […]

Updates & News

Call for iGMG 2020 Photographer: apply by 24 October

After a very successful 2nd Global Member Gathering in Zagreb, we’re looking forward to 3rd inroads Global Member Gathering in Mombasa, Kenya approaching in February 2020. We are looking to contract with a photographer and social media producer for the duration of the meeting to document and share the events of the meeting with members […]

Updates & News

Request for proposals: Data scientist with natural language processing experience to extend the power and reach of advocacy and educational tools

The inroads team is looking for a consultant experienced in developing learning algorithms and tools to be used by movement activists and researchers. This person will work collaboratively with the inroads team to build-out the categorization and suggestion functions of the inroads Sentiment Gatherer and Platform for Real-time Sentiment Visualization. The project will include a. […]

Media & Events

Music and Animation for busting Stigma

Here is the work of our seed grantees who have made songs to bust abortion stigma. the Misoprostol song by GIWYN, Nigeria. Destigmatizing song on abortions by WETEC, Kenya

Updates & News

Announcing the 3rd inroads Global Member Gathering

Registration is now open for the third inroads Global Member Gathering in Mombasa, Kenya on February 10 – 14, 2020. Learning from member input and experiences with past meetings, we designed a slightly different process for registering and for applying for financial support. You can register, apply for funding from inroads, and share what and […]

Media & Events

inroads Meditation on self-managed abortions

During the month of July, we decided to experiment with new programming for our members within the inroads network. Over the years, the inroads team has been interested in facilitating and creating exchange spaces for members who work at stigma-busting through the arts. The arts is understood so differently across the world, but one thing […]

Updates & News

New inroads Seed and Experimental Grantees 2019-2020

The inroads Partnership Fund is supporting 12 new projects! Seed grants. This is the fifth round of seed grants, and includes 6 projects from around the world Rural Aid Foundation (RAFO, Uganda). Rural Aid Foundation will use the Harm Reduction Model to facilitate safe abortion storytelling and experience sharing to create awareness on abortion stigma […]