IPPF is a locally owned, globally connected civil society movement.
We work to ensure people are free to make choices about their sexuality and well-being, in a world without discrimination.
Women’s need for reproductive health care is not suspended in a humanitarian crises. One-quarter of people affected by crises are women and girls aged 15-49. In crisis settings there is a heightened risk of early marriage, sexual violence, unsafe abortions and unattended births. Transmission rates of STIs, including HIV, also increase in emergencies whilst access to normal healthcare services decreases.