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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.
Four new key pledges were revealed, covering areas such as comprehensive sexuality education, abortion care, and the fight against discriminatory laws covering sexual identity and gender expression.
IPPF urges all Member States to make meaningful, measurable national commitments in Nairobi to increase access to safe and legal abortion, in accordance with their legal obligations under international human rights law.
The focus was on “Social Protection, Access to Public Services, and Sustainable Infrastructure for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women and Girls.”
The International Planned Parenthood Federation today launched www.MedAb.org – the Medical Abortion Commodities Database, which houses information on the availability of quality misoprostol, mifepristone and co-packaged mifepristone and misoprostol (combipacks) at national level.
Guttmacher's report Abortion Worldwide: Uneven Progress, Unequal Access, highlights key global issues, women and girls are still facing when it comes to safe abortion care and access.
IPPF is committed to tackling abortion stigma at the individual, community, institutional and legal levels. This year, thanks to the Packard Foundation, we are pleased once again to be offering funding for youth-led projects tackling abortion stigma. These grants (of ...
IPPF’s Director General, Tewodros Melesse, has paid tribute to the Government and people of Japan, following the announcement that Japan will support the provision of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) for 2017. The Japanese Government has announced that ...
Over the last two weeks, governments from across the world came together at the United Nations 61st Commission on the Status of Women to negotiate an intergovernmental agreement on women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work. The Commission ...