Media & Events

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

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 […]

Media & Events

Stigma does not rhyme: 1st Web Poetry Open-Mic

We gathered to redefine On May 21 2019, Our experiences learnings and feelings, online *Stigma does not rhyme, My Abortions are Fine* We created a safe, listening space by introducing ourselves with our name, country as well as three words that inspire us in our stigma-busting work. There were participants from Peru, Ireland, Mexico, US, […]

Media & Events

#Multiple Abortion Stigma: Twitter Talk

Twitter Talks are a new monthly discussion and open forum where inroads members can watch and participate in conversations between selected presenters who have been asked to tackle subjects around abortion stigma. In our first talk on May 2, 2019, members from India, USA, Mexico, Northern Ireland, and Brazil answered questions about the stigmas associated […]

Media & Events

#inroadsmakesart and #artmakesinroads in 2018

Members of inroads make art to end stigma and use art in their activism regularly. Here we feature art-works, travelling exhibitions, multi-media displays, podcasts, sculptures, paintings, booklets, billboard displays and printed t-shirts, as inroads members busted stigma through art over the course of 2018. This is just a small sampling of what we know members […]

Media & Events

“There is no qualification to be here, just passion”, joy, and shared values: a multipart report for a multifaceted meeting of inroads members.

The 2nd Bi-annual inroads Global Member Gathering took place over 5 days in Zagreb, Croatia where the movement for abortion access is working to establish a base of action and support while navigating a relatively young state, a complex ecosystem of historical and regional laws, and an increased appetite of a religious anti-abortion movement. Looking […]

Media & Events

Calling all inroads members: inroads Global Member Gathering application and registration form.

Registration is now open for the second inroads Global Member Gathering in Zagreb, Croatia on March 12-16, 2018. 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 support, and submit an abstract in this one form. […]

Media & Events

Changing Policy and Abortion Stigma: An inroads Bring Your Own Question Webinar

Criminalization; restrictive policy; and discriminatory, non-scientific laws are all too familiar to those in the fight to secure the health, happiness, and rights of all people to abortion. When we focus on the individual policies and laws it can feel a little bit like we’re battling against a many headed dragon or, to use a […]

Media & Events

Bring Your Own Question Webinar: Using Film and Video to End Stigma

Member of inroads use many different modalities to disrupt, challenge, and end stigma and discrimination associated with abortion. Policy documents, protests, education programs, professional policies, media appearances, art, and legal briefs, but few are treated as both panacea and default as film and video are. It is true the video can connect us with emotions […]

Media & Events

Planning your Stigma Busting Project with the Abortion Conversation Project

If you’ve identified stigma as an issue in your community or context, and have an idea for what you can do, this webinar led by inroads members, Peg Johnson and Jeanne Ludlow of the Abortion Conversation Project can help ground your project idea in a shared understanding of how stigma affects us all, explore your […]