Contraception

One of our main priorities is to ensure universal access to, and informed use of effective contraception. Millions of people lack the knowledge and information to determine when or whether they have children, and they are unable to protect themselves against sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

Kader Avonnon, Regional President and National Treasurer, Mouvement d’Action des Jeunes Bénin, reflects on Benin's commitments to FP2020 and youth role.
Lorraine is centre manager of the Family Health Options Kenya (FHOK) clinic in Kibera, Nairobi – a place best known for being Africa’s biggest urban slum. Here FHOK is fighting poverty and myths to provide sexual health and education.
As a schoolgirl Matilda Yeboah from Adentia in Ghana used to dream about what her life would be like in the future. The 17-year-old said: “I never once pictured myself as a victim of early pregnancy.” But that’s exactly what ...
Key Partner
IPPF is an active member of the Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition (RHSC). Collaboration has strengthened IPPF’s contributions to commodity security. By encouraging the global focus towards increased access to reproductive health supplies, IPPF and RHSC have fortified a pillar of ...
Key Partner
IPPF is a committed member of the FP2020 global partnership. As members of the Reference Group, along with leaders of the family planning community, we support the rights of women and girls to decide, freely, and for themselves whether, when ...
Key Partner
IPPF advises and collaborates in Advanced Family Planning (AFP) national and global advocacy efforts. The partnership works to increase financial investments and political commitment needed to ensure access to family planning through effective advocacy. AFP is comprised by more than ...
First published in Huffington Post on 5 July 2016 Twenty-three-year-old Jasmin Akter from the northern district of Gaibandha in Bangladesh knows what it feels like to grow up in hardship and poverty. She left primary school after her father died ...

Guttmacher & IPPF report: Increased SRHR investment needed in 30 countries

The ‘ Demystifying Data visualization to ...
Before Agnes Nkandu found out about contraception the 24-year-old was constantly worried about getting pregnant. As a result she found it difficult to enjoy married life. It was while she was pregnant with her first child that she found out ...
Jasmin, 23, is a married female garment worker from a poverty stricken area. “Without family planning,” I would not have been able to reach this level in my job. My job is very important to me."