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IPPF is delighted to see that sexual and reproductive health and gender equality were supported by the High level Panel through its consultation on the post-2015 agenda in Liberia last week. The declaration issued by the High Level Panel of ...
IPPF is delighted that family planning, the post 2015 development agenda and measurement of data were featured highlights of Bill Gates' 2013 Annual Letter, published this week. Aligned with IPPF's key priorities, Melinda Gates' special focus is on family planning. ...
After 14 years of being stuck in Congress due to strong Catholic opposition, the Reproductive Health (RH) Law, or "Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Act of 2012" was finally signed into law on December 21, 2012 by President Benigno Aquino ...
As the international community marks World AIDS Day , courageous activists around the globe are continuing to fight the stigma and discrimination meted out to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people on a daily basis. To recognize the ...
Thematic issues currently challenging sexual and reproductive health, were explored during IPPF’s 60th Anniversary celebrations. These talks were the views from Women’s Health in Muslim Countries High Level Expert Consultation and IPPF's Emerging Leaders’ Summit . Many countries with predominantly ...
Manuelle Hurwitz, IPPF's Acting Senior Abortion Advisor, comments on the tragic death of Savita Halappanavar after she was refused an abortion on the grounds of "illegality". “A woman interviewed about Savita’s death stated she could not believe how such things ...
The XIXth International AIDS Conference gets underway on July 22nd in Washington DC. It has been titled “Turning the Tide Together”. The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF – the world’s largest family planning movement) has its own particular take on ...
IPPF supports the Civil Society Declaration to the London Summit on Family Planning. IPPF has the capability to make the following contributions to realizing the Summit’s objectives: 1. Service delivery By 2020 IPPF will treble the number of women’s and ...
The London Summit on Family Planning takes place on 11 July. Led by DFID and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the summit will announce an unprecedented global commitment to advancing the cause of family planning. The intent: to ensure ...
Maurice Tomlinson, a law lecturer, is one of the most prominent gay rights activists in the world. He has received the inaugural David Kato Vision and Voice Award last month, but has fled his home country of Jamaica in fear ...