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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.
Katherine Mafi, TFHA at Eua Hospital.

26 April 2018

In a crowded classroom on a Saturday morning in February, almost fifty reproductive health nurses gather to learn about detecting and responding to

Katherine Mafi, TFHA at Eua Hospital.

26 April 2018

In a crowded classroom on a Saturday morning in February, almost fifty reproductive health nurses gather to learn about detecting and responding to

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.

The earthquake destroyed entire villages credits: IPPF/Jon Spaull/2017

25 July 2017

Just before midday on Saturday 25 April 2015, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook Nepal, causing massive devastation and loss of life.

The earthquake destroyed entire villages credits: IPPF/Jon Spaull/2017

25 July 2017

Just before midday on Saturday 25 April 2015, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook Nepal, causing massive devastation and loss of life.

IDP camp in Yemen, served by IPPF

17 May 2017

Women and girls are disproportionately affected in humanitarian crises and face multiple sexual and reproductive health challenges in these contexts. IPPF has been providing much needed support to vulnerable communities through our global federation of member associations, who provide contextualised, timely and tailored interventions drawing on local partners' knowledge and expertise. However, recent shifts in the global political landscape are concerning and threaten to undermine IPPF's mission and impact on the ground.

IDP camp in Yemen, served by IPPF

17 May 2017

Women and girls are disproportionately affected in humanitarian crises and face multiple sexual and reproductive health challenges in these contexts. IPPF has been providing much needed support to vulnerable communities through our global federation of member associations, who provide contextualised, timely and tailored interventions drawing on local partners' knowledge and expertise. However, recent shifts in the global political landscape are concerning and threaten to undermine IPPF's mission and impact on the ground.

Katherine Mafi, TFHA at Eua Hospital.

26 April 2018

In a crowded classroom on a Saturday morning in February, almost fifty reproductive health nurses gather to learn about detecting and responding to

Katherine Mafi, TFHA at Eua Hospital.

26 April 2018

In a crowded classroom on a Saturday morning in February, almost fifty reproductive health nurses gather to learn about detecting and responding to

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.

The earthquake destroyed entire villages credits: IPPF/Jon Spaull/2017

25 July 2017

Just before midday on Saturday 25 April 2015, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook Nepal, causing massive devastation and loss of life.

The earthquake destroyed entire villages credits: IPPF/Jon Spaull/2017

25 July 2017

Just before midday on Saturday 25 April 2015, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook Nepal, causing massive devastation and loss of life.

IDP camp in Yemen, served by IPPF

17 May 2017

Women and girls are disproportionately affected in humanitarian crises and face multiple sexual and reproductive health challenges in these contexts. IPPF has been providing much needed support to vulnerable communities through our global federation of member associations, who provide contextualised, timely and tailored interventions drawing on local partners' knowledge and expertise. However, recent shifts in the global political landscape are concerning and threaten to undermine IPPF's mission and impact on the ground.

IDP camp in Yemen, served by IPPF

17 May 2017

Women and girls are disproportionately affected in humanitarian crises and face multiple sexual and reproductive health challenges in these contexts. IPPF has been providing much needed support to vulnerable communities through our global federation of member associations, who provide contextualised, timely and tailored interventions drawing on local partners' knowledge and expertise. However, recent shifts in the global political landscape are concerning and threaten to undermine IPPF's mission and impact on the ground.