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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 […]

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inroads Partnership Fund: Experimental and Seed Grants (due June 2 2019)

We are excited to announce an experimental funding opportunity for inroads members! This round of funding can support projects between $1000 and $8000 USD, at two levels: Seed Grants – USD $1000 – $3000. Inroads Seed grants are designed to support the production or translation of tools and art projects for sharing with inroads members […]

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Narrative report from the Asia and the Pacific Regional Member Gathering 2019

On the 8th and 9th of April 2019, 37 inroads members gathered in Kathmandu, Nepal, for the first Asia & the Pacific Regional Member gathering. The members came from various legal, medical, political and cultural environments to represent their abortion stigma-busting work from diverse contexts within the nations of Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nepal, Pakistan, […]

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Apply to Join the inroads team as the Member Support Specialist (Closes 19 May 2019)

The inroads team is very excited to invite applications for a new position with our team, supporting the 1300+ members across the globe to make inroads on the stigma and discrimination associated with abortion. This is a part-time contract position for a current or new inroads member, with preference for candidates located in the Global […]

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New inroads Seed Grantees for 2019!

We are excited to announce that we were able to support projects for Seed Grantees from ten countries around the globe! Seed grants are designed to help members finalize existing work into shareable tools, translations of resources and tools, or to implement arts-based interventions. Seed grants are shorter in scope (about 6 months) and are […]

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2018 global news in images

As we move into the new year as a network, let us reflect back on important events of 2018 that affected members of our global network, and which move and inspire us to continue doing the work of abortion stigma busting. As a network, we celebrate the victory and the release from prison of Imelda […]

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Announcing the 2019-2020 inroads Steering Committee

We are excited to announce that we have filled several new Steering Committee seats to help guide and support the network as it continues to grow. We are thrilled to have this cohort of 13 talented individuals from a range of geographic locations, expertises, and organizational experiences to lead us through the upcoming two years. […]

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Announcing inroads Partnership Fund Grantees for 2018-20!

inroads Partnership Fund grantees 2018-20 The inroads Partnership Fund supports inroads members in their pursuit of research, evaluation, interventions, arts, and activities focused on understanding and ending abortion stigma. Grantees will generate evidence about the various causes, consequences, and manifestations of abortion stigma and/or pilot innovative strategies for defining, reducing, and mitigating stigma. Each year, […]

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The inroads Team is Growing! Introducing Our New Communications Team

Since the network launch in 2013 and the opening of membership in 2014, the International Network for the Reduction of Abortion Stigma and Discrimination has changed a lot. The initial idea began in a place of collective imagining among a group of scholars, policy makers, providers, and advocates from 6 continents and 11 countries moving […]

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Changing Network, Changing Leadership

Author: the inroads team The International Network for the Reduction of Abortion Discrimination and Stigma was launched by several large organizations and donors (including inroads’ current host organization, Ipas), who saw the problems that stigma created in providing abortion services; in advocating for policy and law change; and in improving, evaluating, and understanding that abortion […]