Gender equality

Gender equality is a human right. It is also essential for eradicating poverty and improving the lives of future generations. Gender equality is at the heart of all our programming and advocacy work. IPPF pushes for legal and policy reforms which combat female genital mutilation (FGM), early forced marriage and other forms of gender discrimination.

Access to education, the right to make choices about your own body – these are things many of us take for granted. But the reality for many women and young girls in developing countries is very different. Denied rights to ...
IPPF has secured boosted funding from the Swedish International Development Co-operation Agency (Sida). Funding will rise from US$12m in 2012 to approximately: US$16.5m in 2013, US$18m in 2014 and US$20m in 2015. Charlotte Petri- Gornitzka, Director General of the Sida ...