Marie Stopes International

Marie Stopes International

Charity information

Marie Stopes International

MSI is one of the world's largest providers of high-quality, affordable contraception and safe abortion services for millions of the world's poorest and most vulnerable women and girls.
A network of clinics form the backbone of our service delivery infrastructure, complemented by mobile clinical outreach teams, social franchises and our mobile midwives, MS Ladies.
In 2017, 26. 9M women were using a MSI method of contraception, which prevented 8. 2M unintended pregnancies and 5. 4M unsafe abortions.

Founded 1976

  • Mission statement

    MSI’s vision is a world where every birth is wanted. Its mission is Children by Choice not Chance.

    When a woman can decide if or when she has children, she controls her future. She can further her education, create her own business, build a career and take care of the children she already has. MSI stands for the right of every woman and girl to have choice and control her life. We make this choice possible for millions of disadvantaged women and girls globally.

  • Aims

    Marie Stopes International aims to:

    • Revolutionise sexual and reproductive health service delivery by providing global technical leadership in family planning and safe abortion
    • Eliminate barriers to sexual and reproductive health supplies and services through programming and advocacy at all levels
    • Serve the underserved such as rural communities and displaced populations, youth and disabled.
    • Eradicate unsafe abortion by rapidly expanding access to comprehensive sexual and reproductive health services, including safe abortion
    • Strengthen health systems through partnerships with governments and the non-state sector, to help them do more and do better
  • Overview

    Established: March 1976

    Registered Charity Number: 265543

    Board members: 8

    Full time staff: 12000

    Phone number: 02032198124

    Address: 1 Conway Street, Fitzroy Square, London W1T 6LP

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