Emergencies

Women and children are disproportionately affected by natural disaster and war - pregnant women face dangerous deliveries and, in unprotected refugee settlements, rape, trafficking and gender-based violence increase. IPPF delivers essential lifesaving services for women, men and children in times of crisis.

The United Nations Development Programme recognizes 11 July as World Population Day, a day to focus attention on the urgency and importance of population issues. The theme of this year's World Population Day is Vulnerable Populations in Emergencies. All humanitarian ...