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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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Radio- Dramas, Music, Animation and Story-circles to bust abortion stigma

We present inroads seed grantees who have worked using creative media: radio, story sharing, music and animation! We hope you enjoy these audios and videos that were shared at previous inroads webinars! An animation titled the Misoprostol song by GIWYN, Nigeria. A podcast about Radio Dramas by Women Friendly Initiative, Nigeria A song on abortions […]

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inroads Meditation on self-managed abortions

During the month of July, we decided to experiment with new programming for our members within the inroads network. Over the years, the inroads team has been interested in facilitating and creating exchange spaces for members who work at stigma-busting through the arts. The arts is understood so differently across the world, but one thing […]

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Stigma does not rhyme: 1st Web Poetry Open-Mic

We gathered to redefine On May 21 2019, Our experiences learnings and feelings, online *Stigma does not rhyme, My Abortions are Fine* We created a safe, listening space by introducing ourselves with our name, country as well as three words that inspire us in our stigma-busting work. There were participants from Peru, Ireland, Mexico, US, […]

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#Multiple Abortion Stigma: Twitter Talk

Twitter Talks are a new monthly discussion and open forum where inroads members can watch and participate in conversations between selected presenters who have been asked to tackle subjects around abortion stigma. In our first talk on May 2, 2019, members from India, USA, Mexico, Northern Ireland, and Brazil answered questions about the stigmas associated […]

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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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#inroadsmakesart and #artmakesinroads in 2018

Members of inroads make art to end stigma and use art in their activism regularly. Here we feature art-works, travelling exhibitions, multi-media displays, podcasts, sculptures, paintings, booklets, billboard displays and printed t-shirts, as inroads members busted stigma through art over the course of 2018. This is just a small sampling of what we know members […]

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“There is no qualification to be here, just passion”, joy, and shared values: a multipart report for a multifaceted meeting of inroads members.

The 2nd Bi-annual inroads Global Member Gathering took place over 5 days in Zagreb, Croatia where the movement for abortion access is working to establish a base of action and support while navigating a relatively young state, a complex ecosystem of historical and regional laws, and an increased appetite of a religious anti-abortion movement. Looking […]