2017 • 1 year, 3 months • Population & Reproductive Health
The Grupo de Información en Reproducción Elegida (Information Group on Reproductive Choice, or GIRE) is Mexico’s leading legal defense and advocacy organization for reproductive rights, providing legal counsel and case documentation, research on rights violations, and communications strategies. The communications campaign supported by this project allows GIRE to get information out to the general public about the midwifery model of care. GIRE is working with partners in selected states to extend the #ParterasdeHoy (#MidwivesToday) campaign, with messages targeted to each state's needs and opportunities. GIRE’s legal team is also advocating for increased knowledge about and implementation of policies and regulations that support midwifery.
2015 • 3 years, 4 months • Population & Reproductive Health
Based in Mexico City, Grupo de Informacion en Reproduccion Elegida is a leader in the field of reproductive rights with over 20 years of experience. The award supports design and implementation of a communications strategy to advance professional midwifery in Mexico as an option for maternal and reproductive health care. Through a communications campaign using a broad range of media tools and outlets, including radio, television, social media, and trained spokespersons, audiences learn that midwifery is a safe and practical option for maternal health.
2013 • 3 years • Population & Reproductive Health
Grupo de Informacion en Reproduccion Elegida will promote improvements to Mexico’s reproductive rights policies through advocacy, case documentation and litigation (over three years).
2010 • 3 years • Population & Reproductive Health
To support national, state-level and international advocacy (over three years).
2006 • 4 years, 6 months • Population & Reproductive Health
In support of the defense and promotion of reproductive rights in Mexico through recording, documenting and litigating reproductive rights violations and training government, non-governmental organizations and members of the local community (over three years).
2003 • 3 years • Population & Reproductive Health
In support of work to increase knowledge of legal abortion and availability of legal abortion services in Mexico (over three years).
2000 • 3 years • Population & Reproductive Health
To advance reproductive freedom in Mexico (over three years).
1997 • 3 years • Population & Reproductive Health
To research Mexican women's reproductive and sexual rights, disseminate this information, and promote the reproductive and sexual rights debate (over three years).
1994 • 3 years • Population & Reproductive Health
To support a public education program about reproductive rights in Mexico (over three years).