Grantee Profile

Grupo de Informacion en Reproduccion Elegida

Grants to Grupo de Informacion en Reproduccion Elegida

  • $500,000Active Strategy

    2015 (Duration 2 years)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    MEXICO CITY, MEXICO — 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.

  • $270,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Duration 3 years)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    MEXICO CITY, MEXICO — Grupo de Informacion en Reproduccion Elegida will promote improvements to Mexico’s reproductive rights policies through advocacy, case documentation and litigation (over three years).

  • $270,000Active Strategy

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    MEXICO CITY, MEXICO — To support national, state-level and international advocacy (over three years).

  • $270,000Active Strategy

    2006 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    MEXICO CITY, MEXICO — 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).

  • $270,000Active Strategy

    2003 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    MEXICO CITY, MEXICO — In support of work to increase knowledge of legal abortion and availability of legal abortion services in Mexico (over three years).

  • $270,000Active Strategy

    2000 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    MEXICO CITY, MEXICO — To advance reproductive freedom in Mexico (over three years).

  • $240,000Active Strategy

    1997 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    MEXICO CITY, MEXICO — To research Mexican women's reproductive and sexual rights, disseminate this information, and promote the reproductive and sexual rights debate (over three years).

  • $250,000Active Strategy

    1994 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    MEXICO CITY, MEXICO — To support a public education program about reproductive rights in Mexico (over three years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Grupo de Informacion en Reproduccion Elegida $2,340,000 between 1983 and 2015.

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