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Sex can be a very taboo subject, this is why we provide culturally sensitive workshops for parents to enable them to talk to their children about sex and sexuality.
"Before, the community had very little knowledge regarding HIV and there used to be so much stigma and discrimination"
Sajana Kergi is a peer educator at FPAN in Bhaktapur, Nepal, where she helps deliver a safe space for rural girls to openly discuss sexual health and sexuality.
Sharad Kumar Argal, FPAN Kathmandu Valley branch manager shares his story on how youth programmes are saving the lives of pregnant teens who feel like they have no options left but suicide.
Cyclone Winston, which devastated Fiji, was the strongest to ever hit the South Pacific. IPPF’s humanitarian response there was carried out with our Member Association, the Reproductive & Family Health Association of Fiji, and is part of our SPRINT Initiative, ...
"We open at 8am. From 8am we will be receiving a variety of clients for different services - whether post-abortion care, whether antenatal care - we have to give them all the services. We may end up to 10pm, because we'll never chase our clients, we'll never close the place when we have a client inside.
Venezuela has one of the highest teenage pregnancy rates in Latin America yet sexuality education in schools is not mandatory. Dangerous misconceptions about pregnancy and abortion abound: teenagers think that if they've done it once and not got pregnant, they ...
"I came here as a client, I loved the way they treat people. Now I'm a volunteer. Gulu is changing the lives of many people."
He seemed so nice, I felt excited. I never thought he would push me to the ground and pull my underwear down. I should have fought harder, but he was so strong. He was hurting me so much – I ...
In Bolivia six thousand children and their parents have taken part in a project to provide Comprehensive Sexual Education for children aged 6 to 11. Over 1800 parents have also taken part in workshops to enable them to talk about ...