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.

“Immediately after my child was born, I found the market family planning booth to receive free services. The services are right in my community and taking family planning has been a good experience. Things have changed in my life because ...
IPPF marks the International Day for Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation today by highlighting the role of advocacy through its Innovation Fund project in Cote d’Ivoire. Women and girls experience some of the worst forms of violence. Female Genital ...