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Blogs

Blogs

Latest blogs from IPPF

Latest Blogs

A selection of blogs from across the Federation

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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.
Group of youths in Senegal

01 July 2019

When ShanShan realized that there was a severe lack of support and help for young people around sexual health matters, she knew she had to do something. She signed up to volunteer at the China Family Planning Association to help ensure no young person was left behind.

Group of youths in Senegal

01 July 2019

When ShanShan realized that there was a severe lack of support and help for young people around sexual health matters, she knew she had to do something. She signed up to volunteer at the China Family Planning Association to help ensure no young person was left behind.

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.

Antoine

20 March 2018

The most recent national health survey carried out by the DHS program in Guinea has shown some severe issues which highlight young people’s need for good quality sexuality education. If neither school nor parents talk about sex education to young people and adolescents, the situation will be deplorable. They are an essential point of contact and if they are well informed, they will be able to facilitate this process.

Antoine

20 March 2018

The most recent national health survey carried out by the DHS program in Guinea has shown some severe issues which highlight young people’s need for good quality sexuality education. If neither school nor parents talk about sex education to young people and adolescents, the situation will be deplorable. They are an essential point of contact and if they are well informed, they will be able to facilitate this process.

Akosua Agyepong - Youth Volunteer at Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG)

20 March 2018

It is a shame that many people misunderstand what Comprehensive Sexuality Education is and are totally oblivious to its benefits to us as families, societies, nations and continents. Some individuals and organizations even go the extra mile of petitioning governments to take CSE out of school curricula. To them my final and only word is that scary stories don’t save lives, Comprehensive Sexuality Education does.

Akosua Agyepong - Youth Volunteer at Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG)

20 March 2018

It is a shame that many people misunderstand what Comprehensive Sexuality Education is and are totally oblivious to its benefits to us as families, societies, nations and continents. Some individuals and organizations even go the extra mile of petitioning governments to take CSE out of school curricula. To them my final and only word is that scary stories don’t save lives, Comprehensive Sexuality Education does.

Group of youths in Senegal

01 July 2019

When ShanShan realized that there was a severe lack of support and help for young people around sexual health matters, she knew she had to do something. She signed up to volunteer at the China Family Planning Association to help ensure no young person was left behind.

Group of youths in Senegal

01 July 2019

When ShanShan realized that there was a severe lack of support and help for young people around sexual health matters, she knew she had to do something. She signed up to volunteer at the China Family Planning Association to help ensure no young person was left behind.

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.

Antoine

20 March 2018

The most recent national health survey carried out by the DHS program in Guinea has shown some severe issues which highlight young people’s need for good quality sexuality education. If neither school nor parents talk about sex education to young people and adolescents, the situation will be deplorable. They are an essential point of contact and if they are well informed, they will be able to facilitate this process.

Antoine

20 March 2018

The most recent national health survey carried out by the DHS program in Guinea has shown some severe issues which highlight young people’s need for good quality sexuality education. If neither school nor parents talk about sex education to young people and adolescents, the situation will be deplorable. They are an essential point of contact and if they are well informed, they will be able to facilitate this process.

Akosua Agyepong - Youth Volunteer at Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG)

20 March 2018

It is a shame that many people misunderstand what Comprehensive Sexuality Education is and are totally oblivious to its benefits to us as families, societies, nations and continents. Some individuals and organizations even go the extra mile of petitioning governments to take CSE out of school curricula. To them my final and only word is that scary stories don’t save lives, Comprehensive Sexuality Education does.

Akosua Agyepong - Youth Volunteer at Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG)

20 March 2018

It is a shame that many people misunderstand what Comprehensive Sexuality Education is and are totally oblivious to its benefits to us as families, societies, nations and continents. Some individuals and organizations even go the extra mile of petitioning governments to take CSE out of school curricula. To them my final and only word is that scary stories don’t save lives, Comprehensive Sexuality Education does.