Commitment title:

Marie Stopes International’s Commitment to the Implementation of the ICPD Programme of Action and Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development

Commitment description:

To contribute to the elimination of unsafe abortion, unmet need for contraception, and universal access to women centred services by 2030, Marie Stopes International commits:

• To serve 100 million women through the providers we work with.
• To scale up the provision of safe abortion and post abortion care in the countries in which we work.
• To work in partnership with governments to remove restrictions and increase access, choice and quality of contraception and safe abortion care.

Mode of engagement:
  • Programmatic action
    Marie Stopes International as one of the world's largest providers of contraception and safe abortion/post abortion care services will continue to implement innovative programmes across 37 countries and to remove barriers to access.
Commitment to be actioned in: global
Submitted from: global
Submitted by
Marie Stopes International
Thematic area
Achieve universal access to sexual and reproductive health as a part of universal health coverage (UHC)
Commitment category

(3) Zero preventable maternal deaths and maternal morbidities, such as obstetric fistulas, by, inter alia, integrating a comprehensive package of sexual and reproductive health interventions, including access to safe abortion to the full extent of the law, measures for preventing and avoiding unsafe abortions, and for the provision of post-abortion care, into national UHC strategies, policies and programmes, and to protect and ensure all individuals’ right to bodily integrity, autonomy and reproductive rights, and to provide access to essential services in support of these rights.