Current UK guidelines on relationships and sex education (RSE) haven’t changed since 2000; a review is long overdue. In 2019 relationships and sex education will become compulsory in schools in England.
While abortion is considered illegal in Bangladesh, menstrual regulation, which has been a part of the country’s family planning program since 1979, is allowed up to 10–12 weeks after a woman’s last menstrual period.
The Association Burundaise pour le Bien-Etre Familial's (ABUBEF) provides vital integrated services to local communities, including contraception, prevention and treatment of HIV.The Global Gag Rule (GGR) threatens their very existence and are set to lose 39% of their funding.
When Vanuatu population was evacuated due to the volcano activity, IPPF Humanitarian team and the Vanuatu Family Health Association responded to the emergency with mobile health clinics, dignity kits and awareness session, providing life-saving care to the displaced population.
Mexfam, IPPF member association in Mexico, continued to provide free healthcare during and after the humanitarian crisis caused by record-breaking earthquakes in September 2017, despite many members of staff losing their homes and even family members.
For over 60 years, IPPF has been at the vanguard of sexual and reproductive health and rights, ensuring universal access to health care for all in a constantly changing world. In 2017 we have met need, wherever it is, whoever ...