Contraception

One of our main priorities is to ensure universal access to, and informed use of effective contraception. Millions of people lack the knowledge and information to determine when or whether they have children, and they are unable to protect themselves against sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

Sineang struggled to conceive for the first three years of her marriage. Through the help, care and support provided by Reproductive Health Association of Cambodia, she managed to give birth to her first child in 2013.
For the first time men and adolescent boys, sexual and reproductive healthcare needs are put in the spotlight.
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About 700,000 people work in Cambodia’s garment factories, many of them migrant women from rural areas who typically possess low levels of education. According to Dr. Sreng, not only do these women often lack crucial health knowledge, but they tend ...

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For displaced women, access to unbiased information and services is a real challenge. IPPF member associations reach women in humanitarian settings to ensure that they have the information and care they need to freely decide abut their health.
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For young people, access to youth-friendly and non-judgemental is often a challenge. IPPF works for and with young people to ensure them the healthcare and education they need.
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Access to contraceptive care can be difficult in some societies and trying to get the support needed can feel like a challenge. Yet, IPPF member associations know that the lack of family planning is not a game and are always on hand to provide contraceptive services and care to those that are most in need.
Civil society organizations like IPPF and our partners are renewing our efforts to work in partnership to ensure the commitments are translated into reality.
Two years after the earthquake that struck Nepal in April 2015, the village of Gatlang in the country’s mountainous north still lies in partial ruin. Families are still living in temporary shelters, unable to afford the enormous cost of rebuilding their old home.
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To reinforce the commitments made during the 2012 Family Planning summit, donors, governments and civil society gathered at the 2017 London Family Planning Summit, organised by the UK Department for International Development and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.