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Blogs

Blogs

Latest blogs from IPPF

Latest Blogs

A selection of blogs from across the Federation

Hannah Maule-ffinch

Kiribati

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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.
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.

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.

IPPF Myx project in Ghan

24 April 2017

One topic which is often left out of education programmes altogether, due to this discomfiture and social stigma, is abortion. Information about abortion was often found to be inaccurate and/or judgemental in several African countries.

IPPF Myx project in Ghan

24 April 2017

One topic which is often left out of education programmes altogether, due to this discomfiture and social stigma, is abortion. Information about abortion was often found to be inaccurate and/or judgemental in several African countries.

Young people in Swaziland during the visit on IPPF Director-General, T. Melesse

01 December 2016

This year to mark World AIDS Day I travelled to Swaziland in southern Africa.

Young people in Swaziland during the visit on IPPF Director-General, T. Melesse

01 December 2016

This year to mark World AIDS Day I travelled to Swaziland in southern Africa.

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.

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.

IPPF Myx project in Ghan

24 April 2017

One topic which is often left out of education programmes altogether, due to this discomfiture and social stigma, is abortion. Information about abortion was often found to be inaccurate and/or judgemental in several African countries.

IPPF Myx project in Ghan

24 April 2017

One topic which is often left out of education programmes altogether, due to this discomfiture and social stigma, is abortion. Information about abortion was often found to be inaccurate and/or judgemental in several African countries.

Young people in Swaziland during the visit on IPPF Director-General, T. Melesse

01 December 2016

This year to mark World AIDS Day I travelled to Swaziland in southern Africa.

Young people in Swaziland during the visit on IPPF Director-General, T. Melesse

01 December 2016

This year to mark World AIDS Day I travelled to Swaziland in southern Africa.