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Once again, we are proud to stand with organizations around the world to highlight 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, which runs annually from 25 November to 10 December. Yet, we are obviously disappointed that we need to – and we hope that one day we never have to mark it again.
Marge Berer has spent her life fighting for women's rights to safe abortion. IPPF sat down with Marge to discuss her personal journey and fight for safe abortion and her campaigning career that spans five decades.
There are very few campaigns in Indonesia around women's health and reproductive rights that Atashendartini Habsjah has not been involved with. She looks back on her journey of becoming a feminist and campaigner for women's reproductive rights in Indonesia and the impact of the Cairo conference.
Carmen Barroso may be 75 years old but she shows no signs of slowing down in her fight for gender equality. IPPF caught up with her to discuss feminism, gender equality and what impact International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in Cairo made on sexual and reproductive health and rights.
It's been 25 years since the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in Cairo. IPPF sat down with former IPPF Director-General Steve Sinding to discuss his role during the conference and 25 years later, the global impact it has had on sexual and reproductive health and rights.
This year marks the 25th anniversary of International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) – a defining moment for sexual and reproductive health and rights. But what is ICPD and how did it revolutionize our approach to sexual and reproductive health and rights?
Greta Thunberg for the environment, Malala Yousafzai for education, Emma Gonzalez for gun control – over the last few years, girls around the world have been showing us how activism is done. We believe that in order for girls to thrive, we all need to help amplify their voices and stand up for their rights.
Launched in late 2018, IPPF’s Medical Abortion Commodities Database is filling a knowledge gap and helping those working on safe abortion identify quality products to use in healthcare programmes and to inform policy.
UHC means that all people can obtain basic health services when they need them, without suffering financial hardship – because health is a fundamental human right. Achieving this is vital as healthy populations can better contribute socially and economically, while poor health is a major driver of poverty.
25-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 health and rights in her country.