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The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) welcomes the news of Angola decriminalizing same-sex relationships. IPPF recognizes and congratulates activists, advocates and organizations that helped make this historic change in the law possible.
The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) welcomes the news of President Biden’s decision to keep his promise and repeal the harmful Global Gag Rule (GGR) – also known as the Mexico City Policy.
As of 27 January, a near-total ban on abortion has become the reality for women in Poland as the October 2020 judgement of the country’s Constitutional Tribunal was published in the journal of laws.
On the eve of the anniversary of Roe v Wade; the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) awaits the news of President Biden’s decision to keep his promise and repeal the harmful Global Gag Rule (also known as the Mexico City Policy).
The International Planned Parenthood Federation welcomes the news of the removal of abortion care from South Korea’s Criminal Code effective from 1 January 2021. This means those seeking abortion care will no longer face legal barriers in accessing care.
The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) welcomes the news of a historic decision by the Senate of the Republic of Argentina approving a national law on legal, safe and free abortion. The law will allow all women and adolescents access to abortion care for up to 14 weeks of pregnancy.
On the Trans Day of Remembrance, IPPF remembers the transgender people whose lives have been lost globally to transphobic violence, and stands in solidarity in the fight for trans rights.
IPPF welcomes the adoption of the UN General Assembly Third Committee resolutions on women and girls’ rights, gender equality and sexual and reproductive health and rights.
It is hard to overstate the global damage to sexual and reproductive health and rights by the Trump administration, and the global effort and collaboration which will be required under President-elect Biden to undo the harm.
IPPF regrets the decision of the Western Hemisphere Region, taken by its Board, to withdraw from the Federation, and is deeply sorry to see a number of Member Associations from the region resign from IPPF.