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Disrupting Stigma around the Globe: Spotlight on Christy Fujio

Christy Fujio served on the Provide Board of Directors from 2013-2020 and is a member of our GEM (Giving Every Month) circle.

Connecting the Dots between HIV and Abortion Care

A successful status-neutral approach goes beyond HIV prevention and treatment to meet holistic health and social service needs.

Walking the Talk: Spotlight on Suzanne Ehlers

Suzanne Ehlers is a non-profit executive working in the international humanitarian and development sector. She is a member of our GEM (Giving Every Month) circle.

Behind the Scenes: Spotlight on Andie Kramer

Andie S. Kramer is an attorney and founder of ASKramer Law, and is a member of our GEM (Giving Every Month) circle.

4 Reasons to Give Monthly

Including your financial commitment to abortion access in your monthly budget is a convenient way to make an impact without a lot of maintenance.

Common Questions About Abortion: 2023 Update

Talking about abortion can be tough. Our popular Q&A can help.

“It’s a privilege to support Provide”: Traci L. Baird, MPH

Traci Baird is a longtime Provide supporter, former board president, and champion for global reproductive health.

“We need reproductive justice.”

Tracey Crook is a former postpartum nurse living and working in Delaware who attended Provide’s Abortion Referrals Training earlier this year. 

Staff Picks: The Provide Summer Reading List

Looking for your next great read? Check out Provide’s curated summer reading list!

Abortion Is a Queer Issue

Affirming abortion care is crucial for the well-being and autonomy of LGBTQ+ people.

New HepConnect Training Connects Harm Reduction to Abortion by Centering Client Autonomy

Reducing stigma and provider bias through a harm reduction lens calls for a client-centered approach rooted in autonomy, dignity, and medically accurate information.

“Abortion access has been my life’s mission and purpose.”

Julie Jenkins is a sexual and reproductive health nurse practitioner who contributed to Provide’s Practice Guide on Pregnancy Options Counseling.

Provide Statement on the Ruling to Ban Mifepristone

Medication abortion remains accessible in the places where it is currently legal and available.

“I want to be the doctor I wish I had.”

Mugdha Mokashi is an OB/GYN Resident and Provide board member.

5 Ways to Show Love for People Seeking Abortion Care

Pregnant people navigating the post-Roe abortion access landscape need unconditional love and support from their families, providers, and communities.

5 Things to Know About Abortion Funds

Abortion funds play a critical role in abortion justice by providing financial and logistical support to those seeking abortion services.

Support, Don’t Report: Working with People Who Choose Self-Managed Abortion

Self managed abortion (SMA) broadly refers to abortion that happens outside of the formal healthcare system.

4 Ways to Address Racial Disparities in Pregnancy Counseling

Provide’s Client Experience Study found substantive racial disparities in pregnancy options counseling and referrals. Here’s what you can do about it.

No matter what the courts decide, our work will not stop.

We are still here to train, organize, and support providers in responding to their community’s needs around abortion care.

How We Talk to Youth About HIV and Unintended Pregnancy Matters

Health care and social service providers play an essential role in ending HIV stigma and helping youth stay healthy.

5 Ways Social Workers Can Support Clients Seeking Abortion

March is Social Work Month and a great opportunity to emphasize our role in removing barriers to reproductive and sexual healthcare for all.

National Rural Health Day: Celebrating the Power of Rural

An estimated 57 million people live in rural and frontier communities throughout the US.

Provide’s Client Experience Study: Exploring Whether Clients Really Want to be Offered All Pregnancy Options

Clients are significantly more satisfied with their care when providers can discuss abortion as a pregnancy option.

Interpersonal Violence and Reproductive Coercion

People experiencing both IPV and reproductive coercion are less likely to have autonomy to make decisions about contraception and family planning.

Meeting People in Recovery Where They Are

Self-managed abortion is an alternative pathway for people who face barriers to the formal healthcare system.

SB8: It’s not just about Texas.

Provide stands in solidarity with Texans as they continue to navigate cruel and unnecessary restrictions on abortion.

How to Listen to What Clients Need: Leads for Empathetic Listening

Validating feelings and seeking understanding are key ingredients to creating a space where clients can discuss their pregnancy options.

Training Participant Story: Abortion Is an Intersectional Issue

“Provide’s training made it more clear than ever that LGBTQ+ people can be anybody and they really need every resource we can offer.”

Supporting LGBTQ+ Patients & Clients

New programming from Provide can help you support LGBTQ+ clients experiencing unintended pregnancies.

Accessing Abortion Pills During the Pandemic

Telehealth services, including abortion pills by mail, can help people access essential care.

The Shift to Virtual

What we’ve learned from piloting Abortion Referrals Training online during COVID-19.

The Crucial Role of Pharmacists in Family Planning

The role of pharmacists in family planning services is exploding with more states allowing pharmacists to prescribe hormonal contraception and emergency contraception.

A National Call for Birth Justice and Accountability

Racism, not race, is killing Black, Brown, and Indigenous people in our maternity care system.

2020 has not been easy.

The threat of two viruses are in full effect right now: COVID-19 and racism.

TelAbortion is Safe, Effective, Private, and Convenient

The TelAbortion project is a way for people to access medical abortion without going to an abortion clinic.

Abortion Resources During COVID-19: Spotlight on Oklahoma

Provide continues to be a resource for organizations making real-time referrals for abortion care. Learn more about our team’s recent work in Oklahoma.

COVID-19: Putting Health, Safety and Our Communities First

Provide will be cancelling all in-person trainings and technical assistance meetings between now and May 4th, 2020.

Building Partnerships and Technology to Combat Stigma

Learn more about Provide’s partnership with Futures Without Violence (FWV).

We Know Our Work is Creating Culture Change

Evaluating culture change is essential to understanding if we are making the change we want to see in the world.

My First 100 Days of Listening and Learning

Executive Director Fatimah Gifford reflects on her first 100 days at Provide.

How to Identify Signs and Symptoms of Structural Stigma

In the last installment of our series on stigma in health care, we break down how to identify and combat structural-level stigma.

How to Identify Signs and Symptoms of Environmental Stigma

In the third installment of our series on stigma in health care, we break down how to identify and combat environmental-level stigma.

How to Identify Signs and Symptoms of Individual Stigma

In the second installment of our series on stigma in health care, we break down how to identify and combat individual-level stigma.

How Does Stigma Show Up in Health Care and Social Service Delivery?

In the first installment of our series on stigma in health care, we break down how to identify signs and symptoms of stigma at the individual, environmental, and structural levels.

Make Your Agency a STAR Referral Site in 5 Easy Steps

Provide’s Technical Assistance Program helps sites adopt practices learned in Referrals Training. 

When She’s Waiting for You to Say the Word

It may not always be obvious when a client is interested in abortion. By naming every option out loud, providers empower their clients to take charge of their health care.

Support for Unintended Pregnancy: Remember to A.C.T.

Using unbiased language establishes an environment free of stigma around pregnancy decisions.

A Reflection for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

“When you have a client or patient sitting in front of you after such a terrible experience — they are often feeling like they have no power.  Part of your role is to show them that they can make decisions, and reclaim their strength.”

Tools for Preventing and Responding to Teen Dating Violence

1.5 million high school students nationwide experience physical abuse from a dating partner.

How Ignorance, Silence, and Shame Become Policy

The United States needs policies that respect and support women, recognize us fully as people capable of wise and difficult decisions, and offer compassion, support, and respect for all people.

Abortion and Mental Health: Connected by Stigma

New research from Penn State highlights the lack of access to stigmatized care in rural communities.

Talk to Her: Everyone Has a Role in Abortion Access

As abortion services become scarcer and barriers increase, locating and accessing abortion care requires increasing levels of assistance and support.