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Youth volunteers are leading the the fight for comprehensive sexuality education in schools.
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 ...
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 ...
Women and girls are disproportionately affected in humanitarian crises and face multiple sexual and reproductive health challenges in these contexts. IPPF has been providing much needed support to vulnerable communities through our global federation of member associations, who provide contextualised, timely and tailored interventions drawing on local partners' knowledge and expertise. However, recent shifts in the global political landscape are concerning and threaten to undermine IPPF's mission and impact on the ground.
The Safe Abortion Action Fund (SAAF) which is hosted by IPPF was set up in 2006 in order to support grass-roots organisations to increase access to safe abortion. One such organisation which received support under the last round of funding ...
“In our home countries we’re supposed to have some sex education, but the teachers often tear those pages out of the biology books. The subject of sex is taboo.” 
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To celebrate the Day of the Girl and to mark the publication of two resources on Comprehensive Sexuality Education , IPPF organised a Twitter Chat inviting young people to share their opinions and experience of sexuality education. The response was ...
Back when I used to deliver sex education workshops in schools, I always made time for anonymous questions at the end of a session. This gave students the chance to write down any questions which weren’t answered in the workshop, ...