ARC - Advocating Reproductive Choices



About ARC

Advocating Reproductive Choices (ARC) Coalition, an association of over 170 organisations and individuals working in reproductive health and family planning in India.

We at ARC believe that it is critical to advocate for and address the huge unmet need for family planning in the country, and improve the quality of care of family planning services being offered in both the public and private health delivery systems.

Our Mission

To create an enabling environment for making a range of quality contraceptive methods and services available to individuals and couples.


Population Foundation of India: 2015 till date        Family Planning Association of India: 2007 to 2015      Parivar Seva Sansthan: 2005 – 2007


An India where all men and women especially adolescents and youth are empowered to choose and use contraception.



Become a Member

The national-level membership of Advocating Reproductive Choices (ARC) is open to organisations and institutions as well as to individuals. It is currently restricted to 50 members to maintain cohesiveness and effectiveness of the Coalition. However, UN agencies and related Ministries and government departments are included as technical support members with their consent.

Each request for membership is placed before the National Core Committee for approval. The decision is intimated to the concerned agency or institution, and subsequently the matter is reported to the General body.

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