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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.
My Name is Dr Lama Mouakea. I am the Executive Director for the Syrian Family Planning Association . We are now in the fifth year since the start of unrest in Syria, the situation continues to worsen. With half million ...
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We still are in Aleppo. The situation is difficult. We are struggling to survive. People are coming here because they are not safe. Thousands have left East Aleppo in fear. It is cold. People walk long distances. There is so ...
This programme addresses critical challenges faced by young women around sexual health and sexuality. It has produced a range of advocacy, education and informational materials to support research, awareness-raising, advocacy and service delivery. Girls Decide is about the sexual and ...
The Syrian Family Planning Association (SFPA) is the leading agency promoting awareness of family planning and delivering services to the community in Syria which, as international indices show, faces a number of major sexual and reproductive health (SRH) challenges ,including ...
In reaction to yesterday’s pledges made from donor governments to Syria's aid conference in London, IPPF Director General Tewodros Melesse said more action should be taken to ensure that sexual and reproductive health and rights are at the centre of ...
Today, the Danish Family Planning Association (DFPA) together with the Danish All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, and the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs convened a conference with the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) on ...
19 November 2015, Tokyo. International Planned Parenthood (IPPF) Director General Tewodros Melesse and H.E. Mr. Hitoshi Kikawada, Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs, have held discussions on reproductive health and humanitarian crises, IPPF said today. Their discussions covered universal health coverage ...
The crisis in Syria is taking a devastating toll on family life. Domestic-based violence is an unreported consequence of the national conflict. An estimated 46,500 women will suffer gender based violence, including rape, as a result of the ongoing conflict. ...
IPPF is supporting an initiative by the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) to ensure global action to address violence against women and girls in humanitarian situations such as the on-going crisis caused by Typhoon Haiyan. In the wake of ...