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Ending Sexual and Gender Based Violence
Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a human rights violation
Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a form of violence against women and girls, IPPF are working with member associations to help put a stop to the dangerous practice that affects millions of girls and women worldwide.
"Dignity, respect and bravery are guiding principles for our work on female genital mutilation (FGM)"
Amal Ahmed, the executive director of our Member Association in Somaliland (SOFHA) recounts her personal experience of being one of the 97-98% of young girls forced to undergo female genital mutilation in Somaliland.
18 January 2018
Putting people first: providing health care despite funding and staff losses in Burundi
The Association Burundaise pour le Bien-Etre Familial's (ABUBEF) provides vital integrated services to local communities, including contraception, prevention and treatment of HIV.The Global Gag Rule (GGR) threatens their very existence and are set to lose 39% of their funding.