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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.
The Tokyo Declaration on UHC includes a pledge from the Japanese Government to provide 40 million sexual and reproductive health services and prevent 500,000 unintended pregnancies.
In the latest People and Power documentary, Al Jazeera team travel round Mozambique with AMODEFA, to look first-hand at the human impact the Global Gag Rule has had in the country and their programme focused on young people, HIV, Tuberculosis.
Tewodros Melesse, Director General of IPPF, has welcomed the appointment of Dr Natalia Kanem as the new Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) “Natalia Kanem has been an outstanding leader in the field of reproductive health and ...
Donate now to support our humanitarian response to Hurricanes Maria, Irma, Jose, and Katia and the earthquakes in Mexico . Four hurricanes and two earthquakes have hit America and the Carribean in the last weeks. The situation is unprecedented and ...
Tewodros Melesse, Director General of the International Planned Parenthood Federation, has led tributes from IPPF for Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, the executive director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), who died today. Mr Melesse said: “On behalf of all of ...
The lives of millions of the world’s poorest women and girls are in jeopardy because of the expansion of the US Global Gag Rule (GGR) , IPPF’s Director General has said. The expansion of the GGR (or Mexico City Policy) ...