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The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) is delighted to welcome today’s announcement of a new partnership between Global Affairs Canada and IPPF to deliver Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) programs through Centers of Excellence in Latin America, West Africa and East Africa.
The lives of millions of women and girls across Africa and South Asia will be transformed by new sexual and reproductive healthcare programmes led by IPPF and Marie Stopes International.
We welcome the adoption by the UN Human Rights Committee of a General Comment on the “Right to Life” and the recognition of the unequivocal and inalienable right of a pregnant woman or girl to life.
International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) today launched a new report on global medical abortion access as an urgent call to action. The Her in Charge report presses governments, health, academic and NGO sectors to take immediate steps to stop women from dying and suffering disabilities due to an unsafe abortion by radically scaling up medical abortion efforts.
IPPF welcomes and congratulates Dr. Leana Wen on her new role as president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America.
After generations of oppression under a colonial-era law, today the LGBTI community in India celebrated the scrapping of key provisions in Section 377 from the Indian Penal Code, which had previously outlawed consensual same-sex sexual relations.
The Argentinian Senate voted narrowly against a bill that would have legalized abortion up to 14 weeks. The vote tally was 31 in favour, 38 against, 2 abstentions, and 1 absence.
IPPF is concerned that the latest World Health Organization guidelines could result in women living with HIV being coerced to use contraception or take less effective HIV treatment options.
The Human Rights Council plays an important role in safeguarding human rights and particularly the sexual and reproductive health and rights of women, girls and the LGBTIQ+ communities.
News from Argentina is a step in the right direction for the women of Argentina and their human rights. The bill passed with 129 in favour, 125 against and 1 abstention.