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The Serbian Association for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRH Serbia/SRHS) was founded in 2002. It aims to improve the sexual and reproductive health (SRH) status of young people through advocacy and the practical delivery of services.
The organization also focuses on vulnerable and hard-to-reach groups (with particular reference to Roma) via a 'Health Mediators' project which is being rolled out in Belgrade, Nis and Bujanovac.
The sexual and reproductive health (SRH) indicators for Liberia make for uncomfortable reading. The linkages between the figures are all-too obvious: very high poverty levels, low contraceptive use, high fertility rates, and the highest child mortality rate in the world.
Liberia’s first case of Ebola was declared in March 2014 and within six months the WHO declared the epidemic an international emergency. Most health facilities were closed to all medical needs aside from emergency and Ebola-related cases. The Planned Parenthood Association of Liberia’s (PPAL) priority was to continue delivering sexual and reproductive health services throughout the epidemic.
26 September, United Nations, New York, Civil society and Governments have a key role to play in the global effort to secure prime position for sexual and reproductive health and rights in the post 2015 process according to a high-level panel event organised by the Government of Liberia and the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) yesterday.
“Immediately after my child was born, I found the market family planning booth to receive free services. The services are right in my community and taking family planning has been a good experience. Things have changed in my life because I can now save money and do other things. I tell my friends they must take their family planning!” - Marie Kamara, 35, Liberia
A new global campaign launched by the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) today is throwing down the gauntlet to world leaders to support people’s basic sexual and reproductive rights – so people can decide what happens to their bodies, who they live with and whether or not they become pregnant.
The I decide campaign will have more than 50 IPPF Member Associations holding events across the world to highlight the situation of people who are not able to make decisions about their own lives due to stigma, discrimination or abuse.
Momo Seh, standing, is from Liberia. He has been working as a youth intern at IPPFAR since May 2013. He is the National Youth Coordinator of the Youth Action Movement in Liberia.
I have been living in Nairobi, Kenya since May 2013 where I work as a youth intern for the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) Africa Regional Office.
A new level of partnership was launched by UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund and the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) today at Women Deliver. It will bring a significant boost in investment to family planning services in 13 countries focusing on vulnerable groups, particularly in areas affected by natural disasters and conflict,