Maternal health

Every day some 830 women die from causes related to pregnancy or childbirth. Many more have serious injuries or long-lasting consequences. 

IPPF works around the world to improve maternal health through our clinics and outreach services and by training health workers, improving the availability of essential medicines and strengthening health systems.

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This document highlights the achievements and learnings from the Abortion Stigma Project between 2014 and 2020, including case studies, research and evidence generated around abortion stigma, and popular resources and tools developed throughout the project, and more.
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This policy brief summarises learning from three IPPF Member Association research projects on engaging men as clients, partners and change agents between 2016–2020.
Cervical cancer affects many lives. In fact, it is the fourth most common cancer globally – but it is preventable. From prevention methods to symptoms, treatment and more, we've covered some of the main questions you might have about it.

Doreen: Public-private partnership extends a lifeline to women in Uganda

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The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) welcomes the news of President Biden’s decision to keep his promise and repeal the harmful Global Gag Rule (GGR) – also known as the Mexico City Policy.
As of 27 January, a near-total ban on abortion has become the reality for women in Poland as the October 2020 judgement of the country’s Constitutional Tribunal was published in the journal of laws.

Yemen - Continuity amid crises

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Mohini - the change maker

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Ami - Linking HIV and cervical cancer programmes to save lives

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Malini - Finding my way home

As the sun sets in the Arabian Sea, Malini talks about her journey to understanding herself and others around her. Her path as a transgender woman in South Asia has certainly not been easy. However, it's not her struggles you remember, it's her empathy and honesty. And from the stories of the Drop-in-Center she visited every week, you learn that it ultimately became a place of solace, friendship and freedom for her.