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.

In Mauritania, Kadajata now works as a full-time nurse, thanks to a long stint as a volunteer with the Association Mauritanienne pour la Promotion de la Famille (AMF). But it could have been very different. As a volunteer, she played ...