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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.
A protest in Washington DC, US - sign reads "keep abortion legal"

17 December 2021

2021 presented significant challenges to public health – but progress has been made in many areas too. Here we reflect on the advances and setbacks made globally this year in abortion care, LGBTI+ rights, contraception, and gender equality. 

A protest in Washington DC, US - sign reads "keep abortion legal"

17 December 2021

2021 presented significant challenges to public health – but progress has been made in many areas too. Here we reflect on the advances and setbacks made globally this year in abortion care, LGBTI+ rights, contraception, and gender equality. 

Client & healthcare provider

16 December 2021

Understanding the challenges that people living with a disability face when accessing sexual and reproductive healthcare (SRH), and ensuring their rights are upheld, sits at the heart of Fianakaviana Sambatras’ (FISA) mission to reach vulnerable groups.

Client & healthcare provider

16 December 2021

Understanding the challenges that people living with a disability face when accessing sexual and reproductive healthcare (SRH), and ensuring their rights are upheld, sits at the heart of Fianakaviana Sambatras’ (FISA) mission to reach vulnerable groups.

Dhriti, who is a sex worker in Nepal

16 December 2021

In nearly every country around the world, the stigmatization of sex workers creates barriers to sex workers accessing sexual and reproductive healthcare. These barriers have been compounded and exacerbated throughout the COVID-19 pandemic as a result of lockdown measures and the diversion of medical staff and resources.

Dhriti, who is a sex worker in Nepal

16 December 2021

In nearly every country around the world, the stigmatization of sex workers creates barriers to sex workers accessing sexual and reproductive healthcare. These barriers have been compounded and exacerbated throughout the COVID-19 pandemic as a result of lockdown measures and the diversion of medical staff and resources.

A photo of Sanjiya Shrestha speaking

13 December 2021

Sanjiya, who is visually impaired, launched a group chat during the pandemic so that people living with disabilities could still access health information.

A photo of Sanjiya Shrestha speaking

13 December 2021

Sanjiya, who is visually impaired, launched a group chat during the pandemic so that people living with disabilities could still access health information.

A healthcare worker

26 November 2021

SFHA, an IPPF Member Association, provides reproductive health and family planning services through a permanent clinic in the capital city of Apia, and a mobile unit which visits rural areas and the outer islands to provide educational and contraceptive services. 

A healthcare worker

26 November 2021

SFHA, an IPPF Member Association, provides reproductive health and family planning services through a permanent clinic in the capital city of Apia, and a mobile unit which visits rural areas and the outer islands to provide educational and contraceptive services. 

Two young women supporting each other in Ethiopia

06 September 2021

Self-care is not a new concept, nor does it apply exclusively to abortion. For decades, this approach has been promoted by health experts as a best practice to guaranteeing positive health outcomes.

Two young women supporting each other in Ethiopia

06 September 2021

Self-care is not a new concept, nor does it apply exclusively to abortion. For decades, this approach has been promoted by health experts as a best practice to guaranteeing positive health outcomes.

A protest in Washington DC, US - sign reads "keep abortion legal"

17 December 2021

2021 presented significant challenges to public health – but progress has been made in many areas too. Here we reflect on the advances and setbacks made globally this year in abortion care, LGBTI+ rights, contraception, and gender equality. 

A protest in Washington DC, US - sign reads "keep abortion legal"

17 December 2021

2021 presented significant challenges to public health – but progress has been made in many areas too. Here we reflect on the advances and setbacks made globally this year in abortion care, LGBTI+ rights, contraception, and gender equality. 

Client & healthcare provider

16 December 2021

Understanding the challenges that people living with a disability face when accessing sexual and reproductive healthcare (SRH), and ensuring their rights are upheld, sits at the heart of Fianakaviana Sambatras’ (FISA) mission to reach vulnerable groups.

Client & healthcare provider

16 December 2021

Understanding the challenges that people living with a disability face when accessing sexual and reproductive healthcare (SRH), and ensuring their rights are upheld, sits at the heart of Fianakaviana Sambatras’ (FISA) mission to reach vulnerable groups.

Dhriti, who is a sex worker in Nepal

16 December 2021

In nearly every country around the world, the stigmatization of sex workers creates barriers to sex workers accessing sexual and reproductive healthcare. These barriers have been compounded and exacerbated throughout the COVID-19 pandemic as a result of lockdown measures and the diversion of medical staff and resources.

Dhriti, who is a sex worker in Nepal

16 December 2021

In nearly every country around the world, the stigmatization of sex workers creates barriers to sex workers accessing sexual and reproductive healthcare. These barriers have been compounded and exacerbated throughout the COVID-19 pandemic as a result of lockdown measures and the diversion of medical staff and resources.

A photo of Sanjiya Shrestha speaking

13 December 2021

Sanjiya, who is visually impaired, launched a group chat during the pandemic so that people living with disabilities could still access health information.

A photo of Sanjiya Shrestha speaking

13 December 2021

Sanjiya, who is visually impaired, launched a group chat during the pandemic so that people living with disabilities could still access health information.

A healthcare worker

26 November 2021

SFHA, an IPPF Member Association, provides reproductive health and family planning services through a permanent clinic in the capital city of Apia, and a mobile unit which visits rural areas and the outer islands to provide educational and contraceptive services. 

A healthcare worker

26 November 2021

SFHA, an IPPF Member Association, provides reproductive health and family planning services through a permanent clinic in the capital city of Apia, and a mobile unit which visits rural areas and the outer islands to provide educational and contraceptive services. 

Two young women supporting each other in Ethiopia

06 September 2021

Self-care is not a new concept, nor does it apply exclusively to abortion. For decades, this approach has been promoted by health experts as a best practice to guaranteeing positive health outcomes.

Two young women supporting each other in Ethiopia

06 September 2021

Self-care is not a new concept, nor does it apply exclusively to abortion. For decades, this approach has been promoted by health experts as a best practice to guaranteeing positive health outcomes.