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Choices East History

From 1992 to 1994, Merle Hoffman worked toward the goal of bringing women’s services to Russia.

On November 2, 1992, the Times of London printed a story “Go East, young woman” that detailed Merle Hoffman’s efforts to bring Choices East to Moscow, even instigating an Open Letter to Boris Yeltsin from Russian feminists demanding “immediate allocations of hard currency for buying modern contraceptives, and funds for up-to-date equipment and medicine to make abortion as safe as possible.”

Below are the articles about the process from the time period: