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 International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) is deeply saddened by the passing of Ingar Brüggemann, who led IPPF as its Director-General from 1995-2002.
The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) welcomes the unanimous decision taken by the Supreme Court of Mexico to decriminalize abortion.
IPPF is deeply concerned about the situation unfolding in Afghanistan and asks those in power to preserve the enormous gains made in life-saving sexual and reproductive healthcare for Afghan women and girls, and to continue working with the partners and NGOs that provide these services.
IPPF strongly condemns the violence directed towards the LGBTIQ community and media representatives earlier this month. We are calling on the Georgian authorities to investigate the violence, and hold all perpetrators accountable to the fullest extent of the law.
The International Planned Parenthood Federation is considering legal action against the UK Government's decision to cut IPPF’s funding, decision made based on the Government’s cut to the foreign aid budget which IPPF believes to be unlawful.
By 2026, IPPF commits to work to accelerate universal access to safe abortion care centered on three principles – rights-based, reproductive justice and gender transformative.
The Generation Equality Forum (GEF) is a civil society–centered, global gathering for gender equality, convened by UN Women and co-hosted by the governments of Mexico and France.
Policy’s chilling effect persists despite Biden Administration's repeal, harming people around the world.
The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) is delighted to announce a new collaboration with MSI Reproductive Choices for the Asia Pacific. Funded by the Australian Government, the two organizations will deliver a two-year program, Responding with Essential SRHR Provision and New Delivery Mechanisms (RESPOND).
IPPF hosted a G7 Ministerial Roundtable entitled Empower Women and Girls, Empower Humanity: Bodily Autonomy and Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR).