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Organizations Related to Feature 742

National Abortion Federation

The National Abortion Federation (NAF) is the professional association of abortion providers in North America. NAF currently offers quality training and services to abortion providers and unbiased information and referral services to women.

Canadians for Choice

Canadians for Choice is a pro-choice, non-profit charitable organization dedicated to ensuring reproductive choice for all Canadians. Canadians for Choice supports and works towards preventing unwanted pregnancies, promoting contraception, educating women, men and youth, and ensuring that families have the necessary resources to raise healthy, happy children. Canadians for Choice maintains and constantly updates its database of abortion providers to ensure that they can properly refer people who are seeking abortion services. They also refer women and men to counseling services, to adoption services or to support centers for women who decide to carry an unintended pregnancy to term. They can be reached 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-888-642-2725.

Canadian Federation for Sexual Health

The Canadian Federation for Sexual Health (formerly Planned Parenthood Federation of Canada) is a voluntary, charitable organization, managed by an Executive Director who reports directly to a voluntary Board of Directors. Staff and volunteers work with the Executive Director to promote sexual and reproductive health and rights in Canada and abroad. CFSH is a pro-choice organization. The Canadian Federation for Sexual Health is dedicated to supporting access to comprehensive sexual health education, information and services in every community.

Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada

The ARCC is a broad-based national organization consisting of groups and individuals who support the ARCC's vision and mandate. It recognizes and respects the cultural and political diversity of our country and its provinces and territories, works to ensure that all women are represented, and operates in both official languages. The ARCC acts as a "voice for choice." Its primary mandate is to undertake political and educational work on reproductive rights and health issues.

Medical Students for Choice

Medical Students for Choice® (MSFC) stands up in the face of violent opposition, working to destigmatize abortion provision among medical students and residents, and to persuade medical schools and residency programs to include abortion as a part of the reproductive health services curriculum. Today MSFC is an internationally known non-profit organization with a successful track record along with a network of over 10,000 medical students and residents in North America and abroad.

Gynuity Health Projects

Gynuity Health Projects is a research and technical assistance organization dedicated to the idea that all people should have access to the fruits of medical science and technology development. Gynuity works globally to ensure that reproductive health technologies are widely available at reasonable cost, provided in the context of high-quality services, and offered in a way that recognizes the dignity and autonomy of each individual. Efforts are focused particularly on resource-poor environments, underserved populations, and challenging subject matter.