The Family Planning Association of India (FPAI) is working with women in prison by training them in mechanics to beauty parlour work, so that upon their release they have the opportunity to become financially independent.
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.
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'.
Safe abortion is heavily restricted in Uganda, yet gender inequality and sexual violence are widespread. Hosted by IPPF, the Safe Abortion Action Fund is helping vulnerable women to turn their lives around. People are learning about safe abortion and fewer girls are dying. Community attitudes have been transformed and social stigma has started to give way to human rights and understanding.
The aim of the She Decides Conference was to increase commitments from leading governments around the world, so that organizations like IPPF can continue to provide the critical access life-saving services that millions of women need.
Jessica Pratt is a successful Opera Singer. Despite her busy rehearsal schedule, she took the time to say the world "I'm sick of violence against women and want it to stop". Join her: take a photo or a video holding ...
Artist and women's rights activist Yvonne Chaka Chaka joins IPPF campaign for the elimination of violence against women and girls, and invite people to follow! Write your message against gender-based violence, tell the world you're sick of it, and want ...
Women's empowerment is key to ensuring gender equality and health equity. A partnership between public, private and civil society found a unique way to address health and gender inequalities in some of the most disadvantaged communities of northern Ghana. This ...