The mission of Planned Parenthood is:
* to provide comprehensive reproductive and complementary health care services in settings which preserve and protect the essential privacy and rights of each individual,
* to advocate public policies which guarantee these rights and ensure access to such services,
* to provide educational programs which enhance understanding of individual and societal implications of human sexuality, and
* to promote research and the advancement of technology in reproductive health care and encourage understanding of their inherent bioethical, behavioral, and social implications.