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IPPF has always emphasised the importance of innovation in its work, and today that spirit of innovation is honoured by a major award. Miriam Brenner MSW of the Israel Family Planning Association has just won the prestigious Recanati-Chase-Rashi “Entrepreneur Social ...
For the coming session of the UPR in Geneva in June, IPPF and its member associations will be focusing in particular on sexual rights issues in the Netherlands, the Philippines, Indonesia and the UK/Northern Ireland. For those who might feel ...
It’s only a couple of months since Dr.Gill Greer, former IPPF Director General, departed these shores for a new life in New Zealand. Now, she’s going to have to return to the UK (for at least a couple of days) ...
“I gave birth to ten children – three are no longer alive. I would not have done it if there was a family planning opportunity. I would have had fewer children without the stress and difficulty I have had.” – ...
December 5th 2011: a good day for volunteers. It’s UN International Volunteer Day; it’s the European Year of Volunteering; and it’s the 10th anniversary of the UN International Year of Volunteers (IYV2001 + 10). Clearly, volunteers are highly regarded at ...
Dr.Naomi Seboni was today elected President of IPPF. In a letter to colleagues, she called on the organisation to “continue to be brave and angry”. She exhorted IPPF’s worldwide body of 30,000 staff and millions of volunteers to “be proactive ...
World Aids Day has highlighted worrying trends in Western and Central Europe: the total number of people living with HIV continues to grow and there is strong evidence of resurgent HIV epidemics among men who have sex with men in ...
What IPPF does is personal. By answering each person’s unique need for help – whether in the shape of advice, counselling, education, information, contraceptive supplies or direct medical intervention - each and every professional staff member and each and every ...
The UN has named October 31st as 7 BILLION DAY. It’s the day when the birth of a child to someone, somewhere on earth, will tip the world’s population to over 7,000,000,000. Imagine 28,592 people standing on every single square ...
IPPF's member association in Ireland, Ireland Family Planning Association reports on a major move forward on abortion reform in Ireland. In a momentous day for women in Ireland, UN member states took a stand for Irish women’s reproductive rights at ...