HIV and STIs

The majority of HIV infections are sexually transmitted or are associated with pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding. 

Our work links prevention with treatment, care and support, reduces HIV-related stigma and discrimination, and responds to unique regional and national characteristics of the epidemic.

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Men's sexual and reproductive health needs are often unfulfilled due to a combination of factors, including a lack of service availability, poor health-seeking behaviour among men, health facilities often not considered "male-friendly".
Family Planning Association of Nepal are bringing sex workers and local authorities together to openly discuss the protection of sex workers rights.
After being diagnosed with HIV, Lakshmi received training and information on HIV and has since dedicated her life to supporting people with HIV.
Many people do not know they are living with HIV until they are tested at their local hospital, usually for a non-related accident or procedure.
The UN estimates that 150,000 people are trafficked in South Asia each year, the few women and girls that are rescued return home and are diagnosed with HIV.
People diagnosed with HIV are often ostracised from their community and are faced with the threat of violence.
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Withdrawal is less easy and safe than you think. There are plenty of better contraceptive methods to suit every need, ask for them! Find out more about contraception around the world
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 lives of millions of the world’s poorest women and girls are in jeopardy because of the expansion of the US Global Gag Rule (GGR) , IPPF’s Director General has said. The expansion of the GGR (or Mexico City Policy) ...