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Fatima is a midwife and has worked for the Palestinian Family Planning and Protection Agency for 18 years. Her work has not only positively impacted her community but also her personal life.
Amani is a 24 year old midwife and volunteer peer educator with the Palestinian Family Planning and Protection Agency. Her role as a volunteer involves her visiting schools to discuss sexual health in a climate that has many 'taboo' issues such as abortion and sex outside of marriage. This is her story.
Women and girls seeking an abortion face a number of barriers in accessing abortion care. Women like Khawla*, who with three children already and pre-existing health conditions, did not want to continue her pregnancy. Palestine Family Planning and Protection Agency (PFPPA), were there to help ensure she got the care and support she needed.
A visionary partnership programme initiated by the Government of Japan (GOJ) to support IPPF Member Associations to deliver HIV and sexual and reproductive health services in Africa and Asia. Si nce its establishment, JTF has enabled IPPF to integrate HIV ...
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As part of our work in tackling abortion stigma, IPPF awards small grants to young people to create projects that would tackle the issue of abortion stigma in their communities.
In Palestine sexual violence against women, especially within the family, is common. Women's virginity is linked to the honour of their family, and will face threats of death for dishonouring their family. Mariam needed help to get out of a ...
Established in Jerusalem in 1964, the Palestinian Family Planning and Protection Association (PFPPA) is highly active organization both as an advocate for improved sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) and in the delivery of sexual and reproductive health (SRH) ...
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Conflict and instability are part of life for many Palestinians, and over 29% of them live in poverty. As a result, sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) are not prioritized. The Palestine Family Planning and Protection Association (PFPPA) have ...
We are very pleased to announce the recipients of our grants for youth-led projects to tackle abortion stigma, which has been made possible by the Packard Foundation. Teams of young IPPF volunteers from Nepal, Palestine, Spain, Macedonia and Ghana will ...
A new global campaign launched by the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) today is throwing down the gauntlet to world leaders to support people’s basic sexual and reproductive rights – so people can decide what happens to their bodies, who ...