This week we are introducing you to Marina Smelyanskay
Provide works to make sure that women have access to abortion, especially those living in low-resource rural and Southern communities.
Provide empowers and educates health and social service providers to be able to give the care and support women facing unintended pregnancy need. Our work is rooted in the on-the-ground realities of women’s lives and of the systems and resources that are available to them. It is guided by our conviction that everyone has a role to play in supporting women’s access to abortion. We believe accessible abortion is one of the essential components of women’s dignity, autonomy, and well being. By empowering health and social service providers to respond to women’s needs in a way that is rooted in patient and client-centered care, instead of abortion’s moral and political controversies, we can help normalize abortion, generate empathy, and build capacity where it is most needed.
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