Abortion

IPPF works to ensure that every woman and girl has the human right to choose to be pregnant or not and we will continue to supply and support safe and legal abortion services and care. We are committed to reducing the number of deaths of women and girls who are forced to turn to unsafe abortion methods. Make Abortion Safe. Make Abortion Legal. For all Women and Girls. Everywhere.

The Colombian Constitutional Court has a historical opportunity in its hands as it decides on whether or not to completely remove the crime of abortion from the penal code, making it a public health matter.
IPPF interviewed Profamilia Colombia's Executive Director, Marta Royo, to discuss what it means to be a member of a global Federation like IPPF, and what her hopes are for the Americas region.
Marta Royo, ED of Profamilia Colombia, tells the story of an 13-years-old girl denied abortion after being repeatedly raped by her father, and the need to protect sexual and reproductive health for marginalised communities.
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As part of our work in tackling abortion stigma, IPPF awards small grants to young people to create projects that would tackle the issue of abortion stigma in their communities.
Profamilia is a private non-profit organization that, for more than five decades, has been promoting and defending the exercise of Sexual and Reproductive Rights of the population in Colombia so that they can make free, safe and informed decisions about ...