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IPPF is pleased to announce the appointment of Eugenia Lopez Uribe as Regional Director and Dona Da Costa Martinez as Deputy Regional Director of the Americas and Caribbean. They will be based in the Americas and the Caribbean Regional office (ACRO), based in Bogota, Colombia and Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, respectively.
The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) calls on the UK government to keep its commitment to spend at least £225m per year on family planning and sexual and reproductive healthcare.
An inauguration ceremony has been held in Agadir for the new IPPF Japan Trust Fund (JTF) project launched by Associationi Morocaine de Planification Familiale (AMPF), IPPF’s Member Association in Morocco, with the support of the Government of Japan.
Thanks to crisis funding support from Global Affairs Canada, IPPF will partner with Marie Stopes International and RNW Media to collaboratively address the challenges posed by this pandemic on the sexual and reproductive health and rights of women and girls in countries significantly affected by COVID-19.
Today marks the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOBIT), a day to draw attention to the discrimination and violence experienced by the LGBTI community.
IPPF has endorsed a new 15-member Board of Trustees, with former UN Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights Kate Gilmore as the Chair. The new board reflects the skills and the diversity IPPF needs – two-thirds of the new board are women, and five are young people under 25.
IPPF welcomes the Political Declaration adopted at the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), but warns that 25 years after the Beijing Fourth World Conference on Women, accelerated and urgent action is needed.
Are you an activist? Maybe you’re an experienced professional with a passion for sexual and reproductive health and rights? Or perhaps a younger person seeking to affect change? If so, we need you.
The novel coronavirus outbreak in China is ongoing, and it’s vital that volunteers and staff at the China Family Planning Association stay as safe as possible as they continue to support vulnerable groups. Help us to give them as much assistance as we can by donating to our emergency appeal today.
IPPF arranged the first meeting of the project group that is tasked to develop IPPF policy and advocacy work on sexual orientation, gender identity and expression (SOGIE) issues in Nairobi in November 2019. IPPF has chosen 12 member associations (MAs), two from each IPPF region, for this important work.