Action Canada for Sexual Health and Rights

Mission Statement

Action Canada for Sexual Health & Rights is a progressive, pro-choice charitable organization committed to advancing and upholding sexual and reproductive health and rights in Canada and globally. nnBuilding upon the strengths of each organization, working nationally and internationally, Action Canada works to increase access to quality sexual and reproductive health information and services and to comprehensive sexuality education in Canada and globally; engage, educate and inform governmental and non-governmental actors to create enabling environments for the advancement and realization of sexual and reproductive health and rights Canada and globally; ensure that governments around the world, including Canada, fulfill and implement their human rights obligations related to sexual and reproductive rights; and to strengthen and support the mobilization of a diverse movement in Canada and globally to advance a broad and intersectional sexual and reproductive health and rights agenda.nnWe work toward these ends through collaboration, policy engagement, advocacy, education and services. As part of a national and global movement, Action Canada also strives to learn from and exchange knowledge with its partners. We do this by collaborating with grassroots organizations across Canada and the global south in particular. Our associate organizations and Action Canada’s role as coordinator of the Sexual Rights Initiative, a north-south collaboration, play an important part in facilitating the organization’s research and advocacy on sexual health and rights. It is these partnerships that we depend on to strengthen our work and the national and global sexual health and rights movements.nnAction Canada also offers a number of awards and scholarships. These awards and scholarships reward excellence in programs, and assist students in their studies in sexual and reproductive health and rights.


The Action Canada Access line is a 24-hour Canada wide toll free number that provides information on reproductive and sexual health and referrals on pregnancy options.nn1-888-642-2725 or access@ sexualhealthandrights.cannFor information about sexual and reproductive health, including pregnancy options, and for referrals to clinics and hospitals that provide reproductive health services, including abortion, anywhere in Canada, please call the 24-hour toll-free information and referral line.


Telephone: 613 241-4474
Fax: N/A

251 Bank Street 2nd Floor, Ottawa, Ontario, K2P 1×3, canada