It is estimated that two-thirds of women do not have access to sexual and reproductive healthcare services in Ethiopia, the second most populous country in Africa. Our member association, Family Guidance Association of Ethiopia (FGAE), is bridging this gap between the need for healthcare and women by bringing services into the heart of the workplace.
Malawi has one of the highest rates of child marriage in the world. It's estimated that 47% of women and girls are married before the age of 18. Watch our short film on how our member association, Family Planning Association Malawi (FPAM) is helping to put an end to child marriage.
Since being introduced in 2009, medical abortion (the abortion pill), is revolutionising how women access abortion care. Almost half of the abortions performed in Nepal are through the medical procedure.
IPPF member association SOFHA (Somaliland Family Health Association) are working hard to educate their local communities on the harm of female genital mutilation (FGM). Slowly, but surely, attitudes are changing.
The Serbian Association for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRH Serbia) decided to challenge gender stereotypes in Serbian society through the act of theatre-based workshops. Boys and girls participate and literally walk in one another's shoes to help challenge and dismantle 'gender roles'.
This short video provides useful tips to people who want to educate others about abortion, including ideas on how to create a safe and respectful space for discussion, how to present facts and how to make your session practical.
This short video (also available in French and Spanish) provides useful tips about what to consider when developing materials relating to abortion, including how to use rights-based messages and how to avoid using stigmatizing language and images.