Family planning

Marie Stopes International operates as a social business, meaning we use business approaches to deliver social outcomes. But we don’t take a one-size-fits-all approach. Rather, we work hard to understand our clients and their unique challenges, tailoring our services and solutions accordingly.

Marie Stopes International was founded in 1976 around a central mission:

Children by choice, not chance.

Since then, we’ve provided high quality, safe services to millions of women and girls, when and where they need them.

But we’re not done yet. We need your help. Here’s how you can get involved.

Join our community of enthusiastic monthly givers.

$50 can train a peer educator to help educate hundreds of women each year about sexual and reproductive health.

Right now, there are 214 million women around the world who want to use contraception but can’t. Learn about the women we serve. 

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