Updates & News

Celebrating inroads Independence and Transformation!

To the inroads Community, The inroads team is excited to announce that now, as of September 1 2020, the inroads network is a fully independent non-profit organization! With this move to independence, we continue in our dedication to ending abortion stigma and discrimination while working to mitigate and manage the negative impacts that stigma and […]

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Individuals, Partnerships and a Network: Reflections, Questions and Direction at inroads Global Member Gathering 2020 (Part 3)

The following is the third part of a photo and text series that moves through the major moments of the 3rd inroads Global Member Gathering (iGMG). Every evening, the Steering Committee guided all participants through a reflection and group documentation of the day. We reflected and evaluated our work as individuals and in small groupsMembers […]

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Individuals, Partnerships and a Network: Art, Exchange and Demo Sessions at inroads Global Member Gathering 2020 (Part 2)

In every setting where we gather, inroads members value and learn from sharing creatively and doing together. In fact, so many members incorporate arts, creativity, games and storytelling in their stigma-busting work, the inroads team intentionally created multiple spaces and opportunities throughout the five days for arts and demo sessions while we had the benefit […]

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Individuals, Partnerships and a Network: BIG Questions and Breakout Sessions at the inroads Global Member Gathering 2020 (Part 1)

The 3rd inroads Global Member Gathering (iGMG 2020), which took place in Mombasa, Kenya from 10-14 February 2020, brought together 122 members from across the world, and came at a moment five + years since the inroads network was formed. This was the largest inroads gathering so far, and with the largeness of the gathering […]

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Submit Capacity Statement to be a Technical Assistance Provider: inroads Resources in times of COVID19

Inroads members are experiencing the impact of the current global pandemic in myriad ways. As people committed to understanding, managing, and eliminating stigma associated with abortions, members are understandably also facing new and emerging challenges. In this moment of global crisis, inroads is repurposing network resources to support members in different ways, one of which […]

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Request for Technical Assistance: New inroads Resources in Times of COVID19

Demande d’assistance technique : Nouvelles ressources à l’époque de la COVID19: Leer en Francés Solicitud de asistencia técnica: Nuevos recursos de incursión en tiempos de COVID19 Leer en Español Inroads members are experiencing the impact of the current global pandemic in myriad ways. As people committed to understanding, managing, and eliminating stigma associated with abortions, […]

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Funding for increased Communication and Connection during COVID-19 (Now Closed)

Inroads is postponing competitive project grants and travel support in order to shift network resources towards emergency funding support around COVID-19 response.  Funding for equipment and subscriptions is now available for inroads members, so that members can more nimbly respond to evolving connection, communication, and safety needs in this time. Connection, communication, and solidarity are […]

Spotlight

Supporting a culture of self-help at the community level: Serena Morena

This month’s story series is about inroads members who accompany people’s abortions across the world. While there is a growing need for self-managed abortions to bust stigma that exists in different legal contexts or medical establishments, there is also a need to understand what building a community of companionship for abortions looks like. The members […]

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Supporting a culture of self-help at the community level: Las Comadres

“Individuals do not exist in isolation from communities. Supporting a culture of self-help at the community level emphasizes this connections and builds collective power, while simultaneously giving individuals immediate relief and support. When people are supported and empowered in their choices and are linked to support in their own communities, the stigma and silence surrounding […]

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Supporting a culture of self-help at the community level: The Abortion Dream Team

This month’s story series is about inroads members accompanying people’s abortions across the world. While there is a growing need for self-managed abortions to bust stigma that exists in different legal contexts or medical establishments, there is also a need to understand what building a community of companionship for abortions looks like. The members who […]