Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health—ANSIRH—works to ensure that reproductive health care and policy are grounded in evidence. ANSIRH’s multi-disciplinary team includes clinicians, researchers and scholars in the fields of sociology, demography, anthropology, medicine, nursing, public health, and law. ANSIRH is a program of the Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health.
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New Turnaway Study findings show that access to abortion helps women feel more optimistic about their future and achieve their positive life plans. Read more.
ANSIRH joins in celebrating 15 years of FDA approval for Mifepristone. Learn more about our ANSIRH's work researching medication abortion.
We are pleased to announce that our new Director, Dr. Dan Grossman, has assumed the helm at ANSIRH starting September 1, 2015. Please join us in officially welcoming Dan to ANSIRH!
New Turnaway Study publications, one looking at abortion decision rightness and emotional responses and the other examining depression and anxiety symptoms, find no evidence of “post-abortion trauma syndrome.”
Katrina Kimport's book Queering Marriage: Challenging Family Formation in the United States wins the Charles Tilly Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Book Award for 2015! Read more about the Queering Marriage.
A new ANSIRH study found that women traveled from throughout the South, the Midwest, and parts of the Northeast to obtain post 20-week abortion care in Georgia, showing that the effects of state laws can extend well beyond that state. See infographic.
This ANSIRH study shows that the Louisiana Admitting Privileges Law would drastically limit abortion access. ANSIRH researchers found that the law would force three-quarters of the state’s women to travel 150 miles or more each way for services.
Making oral contraceptive pills available over the counter could increase contraceptive use and reduce both unintended pregnancies and associated contraceptive and pregnancy costs among low-income women, ANSIRH researchers find.