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Flash flood in Sri Lanka affected over half a million people and natural disasters like this disproportionately affect women and girls who are at a greater risk of sexual violence.
Youth volunteers are leading the the fight for comprehensive sexuality education in schools.
UN’s High Level Political Forum is an opportunity to speak with high-level officials about the 2030 Agenda, also known as and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the important role that our issues – health, sexual and reproductive health and rights, and gender equality – have in achieving the SDGs.
Civil society organizations like IPPF and our partners are renewing our efforts to work in partnership to ensure the commitments are translated into reality.
Just before midday on Saturday 25 April 2015, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook Nepal, causing massive devastation and loss of life. It was the worst natural disaster to strike the country for 80 years – and one the country is ...
The Organization of Africa Youth (OAY) has partnered with IPPF for over 3 years to influence United Nations policies on human rights, population and development, and sexual and reproductive health and rights.
The United Nations Headquarters in New York is currently hosting the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, a ten-day gathering of government representatives, UN agencies, civil society and other stakeholders to review current global progress towards achieving the 2030 Agenda ...
Only two percent of Tanzanian schoolgirls have access to disposable sanitary pads. More commonly, anything from cloth rags to socks, leaves or dry grass are used. One girl at a school in Tanzania came up with a clever way to ...
Every year, hundreds of millions of women in Sub-Sahara Africa travel to their local health clinics to receive regular contraceptive injections. Injectables are popular because they are safe, discrete, highly effective at preventing unintended pregnancy, and last for several months. ...
When Gary Hawkins began working at the library he assumed he would help teenagers with their homework or use his experience as DJ G Money to encourage them to pursue an interest in music. He discovered his duties were much ...