Marie Stopes Ladies are united by a strong desire to help women in their communities get hold of contraception and safe abortion services.
Marie Stopes Ladies reach women and young girls who need services that are discreet, accessible and affordable.
They are usually qualified midwives and nurses from the local community, or simply committed women from other walks of life, who work from home or visit clients in their homes.
Marie Stopes Ladies operate in specific catchment areas, providing high-quality contraception, medical abortion, and post-abortion care. They are one of our most successful means of reaching women who are poor, young, living in restrictive environments, or not using any form of contraception.
If women can't leave the house unaccompanied or have concerns about their privacy, Marie Stopes Ladies will visit them in their home.