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International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) today launched a new report on global medical abortion access as an urgent call to action. The Her in Charge report presses governments, health, academic and NGO sectors to take immediate steps to stop women from dying and suffering disabilities due to an unsafe abortion by radically scaling up medical abortion efforts.
IPPF welcomes and congratulates Dr. Leana Wen on her new role as president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America.
After generations of oppression under a colonial-era law, today the LGBTI community in India celebrated the scrapping of key provisions in Section 377 from the Indian Penal Code, which had previously outlawed consensual same-sex sexual relations.
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.”