Publications

Improving Access to Comprehensive Abortion Care in India with Focus on Expanding Provider Base

May 2018

Policy brief : This policy brief has been developed in consultation with experts in India after a careful review of the Indian context and mapping it with the WHO Guidelines on ....Read More

Yukti Yojana recognized as a Best Practice

April 2018

Yukti Yojana – A Public Private Partnership for Expanding Availability of Safe Abortion Services in Bihar, featured in the compendium of successful projects in the field of Maternal, Newborn and ....Read More

DLC Toolkit

March 2018

The Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act has a provision for a District Level Committee that approves a private facility to offer abortion services. The composition, tenure and roles, and responsib....Read More

Policy brief: The POCSO Act and The MTP Act: Key Information for Medical Providers

October 2017

Ipas Development Foundation (IDF) in close collaboration with the Centre for Health Law, Ethics and Technology (CHELT), Jindal Global Law School developed a policy brief titled, ‘The POCSO Act an....Read More

Bringing Women’s Health on the CSR Agenda – A stakeholder dialogue by IDF

September 2017

Ipas Development Foundation, with technical assistance from PwC India held a stakeholder dialogue in July 2017. The primary objective of the dialogue was to emphasize the importance of including wo....Read More

An exploration of the socio-economic profile of women and costs of receiving abortion services at public health facilities of Madhya Pradesh, India

April 2017

Background: Maternal mortality, which primarily burdens developing countries, reflects the greatest health divide between rich and poor. This is especially pronounced for access to safe abortion se....Read More

Evaluating the relative effectiveness of high-intensity and low-intensity models of behaviour change communication interventions for abortion care-seeking in Bihar and Jharkhand, India: a cross-sectional study

March 2017

This study aimed to compare the effectiveness of a high-intensity model (HIM) and a low-intensity model (LIM) of behaviour change communication interventions in Bihar and Jharkhand states of India ....Read More

New Report: Abortion Laws in India – A Review of Court Cases

February 2017

Ipas Development Foundation (IDF) had partnered with the Centre for Health Law, Ethics and Technology, Jindal Global Law School on a report on legal judgments and orders relating to medical termina....Read More

National Consultation on Comprehensive Abortion Care for Women: A Brief Report

May 2016

The National Consultation on Comprehensive Abortion Care for Women was convened by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) and Ipas India on 15 and 16 February, 2016 at Vigyan Bhawan, New....Read More

Associations between abortion services and acceptance of postabortion contraception in six Indian states

December 2015

Women having induced abortions or receiving postabortion care are at high risk of subsequent unintended pregnancy, and intervals of less than six months between abortion and subsequent pregnancy ma....Read More