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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.
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.

meeting

17 July 2017

The United Nations Headquarters in New York is currently hosting the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, a ten-day gat

meeting

17 July 2017

The United Nations Headquarters in New York is currently hosting the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, a ten-day gat

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 clinician and female client in Nepal getting sexual health services

21 March 2017

The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is a functional commission of the United Natio

IPPF clinician and female client in Nepal getting sexual health services

21 March 2017

The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is a functional commission of the United Natio

Young woman in a clinic of Profamilia Colombia -credits: John Spaull 2006

17 March 2017

Marta Royo, ED of Profamilia Colombia, tells the story of an 13-years-old girl denied abortion after being repeatedly raped by her father, and the need to protect sexual and reproductive health for marginalised communities.

Young woman in a clinic of Profamilia Colombia -credits: John Spaull 2006

17 March 2017

Marta Royo, ED of Profamilia Colombia, tells the story of an 13-years-old girl denied abortion after being repeatedly raped by her father, and the need to protect sexual and reproductive health for marginalised communities.

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.

meeting

17 July 2017

The United Nations Headquarters in New York is currently hosting the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, a ten-day gat

meeting

17 July 2017

The United Nations Headquarters in New York is currently hosting the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, a ten-day gat

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 clinician and female client in Nepal getting sexual health services

21 March 2017

The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is a functional commission of the United Natio

IPPF clinician and female client in Nepal getting sexual health services

21 March 2017

The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is a functional commission of the United Natio

Young woman in a clinic of Profamilia Colombia -credits: John Spaull 2006

17 March 2017

Marta Royo, ED of Profamilia Colombia, tells the story of an 13-years-old girl denied abortion after being repeatedly raped by her father, and the need to protect sexual and reproductive health for marginalised communities.

Young woman in a clinic of Profamilia Colombia -credits: John Spaull 2006

17 March 2017

Marta Royo, ED of Profamilia Colombia, tells the story of an 13-years-old girl denied abortion after being repeatedly raped by her father, and the need to protect sexual and reproductive health for marginalised communities.