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“In our home countries we’re supposed to have some sex education, but the teachers often tear those pages out of the biology books. The subject of sex is taboo.” 
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Many young immigrants arriving in Sweden have limited or no knowledge about sexual health. The Swedish Association for Sexuality Education in Sweden (RFSU), a member association of IPPF, has been working to help fill the gap by providing sexual health ...
Access to education, the right to make choices about your own body – these are things many of us take for granted. But the reality for many women and young girls in developing countries is very different. Denied rights to ...
Riksförbundet För Sexuell Upplysning (RFSU) has 17 local branches, 19 member organizations, 1 clinic and 1 'open house' youth clinic. RFSU works extensively in education, campaigning, advocacy, research, training, and in the international sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) ...
Calls for coherent policies on sexual and reproductive health and rights A new report analysing contraceptive access across Europe reveals serious differences between countries in how they approach access to contraceptive choice. 'The Barometer of Women’s Access to Modern Contraceptive ...
IPPF has secured boosted funding from the Swedish International Development Co-operation Agency (Sida). Funding will rise from US$12m in 2012 to approximately: US$16.5m in 2013, US$18m in 2014 and US$20m in 2015. Charlotte Petri- Gornitzka, Director General of the Sida ...
IPPF’s work is carried out by 152 Member Associations , a global staff of 30,000, and millions of volunteers . Each year, IPPF honours individuals and organisations from within the federation who have made outstanding contributions to the cause of ...
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Heléne Lööv, Professor of History at Uppsala University Sweden, talks about sexual rights at the conference 'Europe on the Brink: Who will decide over your body?'. Uppsala, Sweden, April 2008
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Hans Linde, Member of Parliament for the Left Party, Sweden, talks about sexual rights at the conference 'Europe on the Brink: Who will decide over your body?'. Uppsala, Sweden, April 2008