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Climate crisis, displacement, and sexual health – what are the links?

As the rate of climate emergencies continues to increase globally, the impact on healthcare and human rights will be severe.
Midwife Ndoye Yacine Touré speaks with client Maguette Mbou, 33, during a free consultancy by ASBEF at School Seydina Limamou Laye in Dakar, Senegal.

23 January 2019

Two years into the Global Gag Rule, IPPF Member Association ASBEF is feeling the devastating impact on its healthcare services – but they are determined to continue providing vital healthcare services.

Midwife Ndoye Yacine Touré speaks with client Maguette Mbou, 33, during a free consultancy by ASBEF at School Seydina Limamou Laye in Dakar, Senegal.

23 January 2019

Two years into the Global Gag Rule, IPPF Member Association ASBEF is feeling the devastating impact on its healthcare services – but they are determined to continue providing vital healthcare services.

Client at FHOK

23 January 2019

Family Health Options Kenya (FHOK) lost $1.5 million when the global gag rule was re-introduced on January 23rd 2017. Loss of funding forced outreach programmes to close, people to lose their jobs and difficulties in obtaining commodities and supplies.

Client at FHOK

23 January 2019

Family Health Options Kenya (FHOK) lost $1.5 million when the global gag rule was re-introduced on January 23rd 2017. Loss of funding forced outreach programmes to close, people to lose their jobs and difficulties in obtaining commodities and supplies.

BOFWAに通っていた患者の一人、ハバツワネさん。セレビ・ピクウェの自宅近くで

24 July 2018

The Botswana Family Welfare Association (BOFWA) has been providing sexual and reproductive health care since 1988. Yet, since the Global Gag Rule was reintroduced in January 2017, this vital care and support for local communities can no longer continue due to loss of funding.

BOFWAに通っていた患者の一人、ハバツワネさん。セレビ・ピクウェの自宅近くで

24 July 2018

The Botswana Family Welfare Association (BOFWA) has been providing sexual and reproductive health care since 1988. Yet, since the Global Gag Rule was reintroduced in January 2017, this vital care and support for local communities can no longer continue due to loss of funding.

Clinic in Somaliland

05 February 2018

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.

Clinic in Somaliland

05 February 2018

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.

nurse in IPPF-run clinic.  credits: IPPF/Jane Mingay/Georgia

05 February 2018

Since 2014, the Irish Family Planning Association (IFPA) has provided comprehensive medical and psychological care to women and girls in Ireland who have experienced FGM. The FGM Treatment Service is publicly funded which enables the IFPA to provide care to affected women and girls free of charge.

nurse in IPPF-run clinic.  credits: IPPF/Jane Mingay/Georgia

05 February 2018

Since 2014, the Irish Family Planning Association (IFPA) has provided comprehensive medical and psychological care to women and girls in Ireland who have experienced FGM. The FGM Treatment Service is publicly funded which enables the IFPA to provide care to affected women and girls free of charge.

A nurse administering a HIV test

23 January 2018

On 23rd January 2017, President Trump signed an order reinstating the Global Gag Rule (GGR). An order that has denied millions of US dollars in vital funding to organisations who did not sign the order that targets abortion. IPPF visited Burundi to document the impact of the GGR on the ground.

A nurse administering a HIV test

23 January 2018

On 23rd January 2017, President Trump signed an order reinstating the Global Gag Rule (GGR). An order that has denied millions of US dollars in vital funding to organisations who did not sign the order that targets abortion. IPPF visited Burundi to document the impact of the GGR on the ground.

Midwife Ndoye Yacine Touré speaks with client Maguette Mbou, 33, during a free consultancy by ASBEF at School Seydina Limamou Laye in Dakar, Senegal.

23 January 2019

Two years into the Global Gag Rule, IPPF Member Association ASBEF is feeling the devastating impact on its healthcare services – but they are determined to continue providing vital healthcare services.

Midwife Ndoye Yacine Touré speaks with client Maguette Mbou, 33, during a free consultancy by ASBEF at School Seydina Limamou Laye in Dakar, Senegal.

23 January 2019

Two years into the Global Gag Rule, IPPF Member Association ASBEF is feeling the devastating impact on its healthcare services – but they are determined to continue providing vital healthcare services.

Client at FHOK

23 January 2019

Family Health Options Kenya (FHOK) lost $1.5 million when the global gag rule was re-introduced on January 23rd 2017. Loss of funding forced outreach programmes to close, people to lose their jobs and difficulties in obtaining commodities and supplies.

Client at FHOK

23 January 2019

Family Health Options Kenya (FHOK) lost $1.5 million when the global gag rule was re-introduced on January 23rd 2017. Loss of funding forced outreach programmes to close, people to lose their jobs and difficulties in obtaining commodities and supplies.

BOFWAに通っていた患者の一人、ハバツワネさん。セレビ・ピクウェの自宅近くで

24 July 2018

The Botswana Family Welfare Association (BOFWA) has been providing sexual and reproductive health care since 1988. Yet, since the Global Gag Rule was reintroduced in January 2017, this vital care and support for local communities can no longer continue due to loss of funding.

BOFWAに通っていた患者の一人、ハバツワネさん。セレビ・ピクウェの自宅近くで

24 July 2018

The Botswana Family Welfare Association (BOFWA) has been providing sexual and reproductive health care since 1988. Yet, since the Global Gag Rule was reintroduced in January 2017, this vital care and support for local communities can no longer continue due to loss of funding.

Clinic in Somaliland

05 February 2018

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.

Clinic in Somaliland

05 February 2018

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.

nurse in IPPF-run clinic.  credits: IPPF/Jane Mingay/Georgia

05 February 2018

Since 2014, the Irish Family Planning Association (IFPA) has provided comprehensive medical and psychological care to women and girls in Ireland who have experienced FGM. The FGM Treatment Service is publicly funded which enables the IFPA to provide care to affected women and girls free of charge.

nurse in IPPF-run clinic.  credits: IPPF/Jane Mingay/Georgia

05 February 2018

Since 2014, the Irish Family Planning Association (IFPA) has provided comprehensive medical and psychological care to women and girls in Ireland who have experienced FGM. The FGM Treatment Service is publicly funded which enables the IFPA to provide care to affected women and girls free of charge.

A nurse administering a HIV test

23 January 2018

On 23rd January 2017, President Trump signed an order reinstating the Global Gag Rule (GGR). An order that has denied millions of US dollars in vital funding to organisations who did not sign the order that targets abortion. IPPF visited Burundi to document the impact of the GGR on the ground.

A nurse administering a HIV test

23 January 2018

On 23rd January 2017, President Trump signed an order reinstating the Global Gag Rule (GGR). An order that has denied millions of US dollars in vital funding to organisations who did not sign the order that targets abortion. IPPF visited Burundi to document the impact of the GGR on the ground.