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Dr Zarka Riaz is a gynecologist at the Family Health Model Clinic in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. One of the biggest issues women in her community face is access to contraception. However, things are changing for the better thanks to Women’s Integrated Sexual Health (WISH2ACTION) programme.
The year marks the 60th anniversary of the game-changing contraceptive pill. It allowed people to take real ownership over if and when they had children, and how many they had, giving them control over their lives in a way that had never been seen before.
IPPF interviewed Profamilia Colombia's Executive Director, Marta Royo, to discuss what it means to be a member of a global Federation like IPPF, and what her hopes are for the Americas region.
It has been proven that masturbation is good for your health: it can reduce stress, can help you sleep better, and make you feel more confident with understanding what you do and don’t like sexually. If you have a penis, we can help you learn what to do!
Did your sex education include anything about masturbation? Ours neither! That’s why we’d love to talk to you about it – specifically, if you have a vagina. In this blog, we'll cover how to get started, where to touch, which products you may want to use, how safe it is, and much more.
Considering roughly half of the world’s population will spend many years of their lives menstruating, it’s surprising that periods are still seen as a taboo subject – especially when it comes to *shock, horror* period sex.
In Ethiopia, getting young people’s attention about sexual and reproductive healthcare is no easy task. But at a youth centre in Jimma, groups of young people are getting vital messages about sexual health and contraception out to their peers through dance, song, and poetry.
Every Saturday, about 40 people gather at a youth center in Mekelle to hear about a subject they don’t get taught in schools in Ethiopia, and don’t want to discuss with their parents – sexual and reproductive health.
Women living in rural areas of Ethiopia often lack access to comprehensive sexual and reproductive healthcare. Family Planning Association of Ethiopia (FGAE) are expanding their free services in remote clinics to ensure no woman is left behind.
In 2014, Family Guidance Association Ethiopia set-up a confidential clinic in Jimma, to provide healthcare to at-risk populations and underserved populations like sex workers.