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Psychosocial support after a disaster: Cyclone Idai in Mozambique
AMODEFA, IPPF's Member Association in Mozambique, were at the forefront of the response to Cyclone Idai, which devastated parts of the country earlier in 2019. In fact, they're still there supporting communities, and Emerson, a clinical psychologist, is one of the volunteers on hand to help.
Meet Olgah: the sexual health activist challenging gender norms in Uganda
Twenty-five year old Ugandan Executive Committee member, Olgah Daphynne Namukuza has never let traditional gender roles hold her back. She is now on a mission to ensure other young people lead they way in sexual and reproductive healthcare and rights in Uganda.
Sky News drops term “heartbeat bill” after healthcare coalition call
The broadcaster says it will stop using the term “heartbeat bill” to describe attempts in the US to introduce six-week abortion bans, after conceding the phrase is biased. IPPF hopes this will prompt BBC News, who have not ruled out using the phrase, to reconsider its position.
"I help to raise awareness of why we have to protect ourselves"
When Hervé realized he had an STI, there was only one person he could turn to – peer educator Chariette. On her recommendation, he visited the Cameroon National Association for Family Welfare (CAMNAFAW). The care he received from the clinic inspired him to become a peer educator.