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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.
IPPF is overjoyed at the Irish people’s decision to remove the harmful ‘8th Amendment’ from Ireland’s constitution with today’s referendum result.
A few weeks ago the heads of the Commonwealth states met in London for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) 2018. IPPF were invited to speak on one of the first SRHR panels at the Commonwealth forum.
The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) is disappointed with the outcome of the 2018 UN Commission on Population and Development (CPD), whose theme was “Sustainable Cities, Human Mobility and International Migration.”
Poland’s parliament is debating a new draft bill entitled “Stop Abortion.” If adopted, this legislation will further limit the already restricted grounds on which women can lawfully access abortion in Poland. It will place women’s health and lives at risk and violate Poland’s international human rights obligations. We call on Members of Poland’s Parliament to listen to the voices of women across Poland and to reject this regressive legislative proposal and protect women’s health and human rights.
IPPF celebrates role as champion for women and girls on the first anniversary of the SheDecides movement in Pretoria. Lucien Kouakou, IPPF Regional Director for Africa, addressed the SheDecides event as IPPF global champion and reinforcing our commitment to women and girls despite the reinforcement of the Global Gag Rule.
The Global Gag Rule impact for IPPF is a life or death situation for clients who rely heavily on healthcare provided by our member associations.