Announcements

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IPPF’s Director General, Tewodros Melesse, has paid tribute to the Government and people of Japan, following the announcement that Japan will support the provision of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) for 2017. The Japanese Government has announced that ...
Over the last two weeks, governments from across the world came together at the United Nations 61st Commission on the Status of Women to negotiate an intergovernmental agreement on women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work. The Commission ...
CSW is the principal global policy-making body dedicated exclusively to gender equality and advancement of women. This year’s IPPF is ensuring that sexual and reproductive health and rights are considered central to women’s economic empowerment.
New legislation in Bangladesh which will allow girls under the age of 18 to be married-off legally in “special circumstances” is a step backwards for young woman, the International Planned Parenthood Federation has warned. The Child Marriage restraint Bill 2017 ...
The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) today welcomed the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, announcement of $4 million for support to sexual and reproductive health and rights. The funding announcement to IPPF came as governments ...
Mexico City Policy will have a devastating impact for International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) with its extension far beyond family planning. Restrictions into support for HIV, maternal health and infectious diseases programmes will mean that millions will be denied lifesaving ...
14 December 2016, Tokyo - IPPF attended the World Assembly of Women (WAW!) 2016, which was held in Tokyo on 13-14 December, and made a case that Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) is fundamental for women’s empowerment, and ...
The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) welcomes United Nations Population Fund’s 2016 State of the World’s Population (SWOP) report ‘10’’ on the future for young girls at age ten. The human rights of girls across social, economic and political life ...
Excellency António Manuel de Oliveira Guterres, I am writing to you to today on behalf of our 152 national Member Associations, and the millions of staff and volunteers that work for the International Planned Parenthood Federation in over 172 countries. ...
Japan’s First Lady, Her Excellency Mrs Akie Abe, and IPPF’s Director General Tewodros Melesse have agreed on the need to continue the fight to strengthen women’s health and rights, in a High Level Meeting in the margins of the UN ...