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.

Fatima is a midwife and has worked for the Palestinian Family Planning and Protection Agency for 18 years. Her work has not only positively impacted her community but also her personal life.
The Japan Trust Fund (JTF) represents a visionary partnership that began in 2000 between the Government of Japan and IPPF. Together, we invest in programmes that prioritize health equity, gender equality, and human security for all. Traditionally a driving force ...
In Palestine sexual violence against women, especially within the family, is common. Women's virginity is linked to the honour of their family, and will face threats of death for dishonouring their family. Mariam needed help to get out of a ...
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Conflict and instability are part of life for many Palestinians, and over 29% of them live in poverty. As a result, sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) are not prioritized. The Palestine Family Planning and Protection Association (PFPPA) have ...
A new global campaign launched by the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) today is throwing down the gauntlet to world leaders to support people’s basic sexual and reproductive rights – so people can decide what happens to their bodies, who ...
International Planned Parenthood Federation’s (IPPF) Member Association, Palestinian Family Planning and Protection Association (PFPPA) is working to support women and girls and spread the message that women should not have to live with sexual harassment or assault, and let them ...