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Expanding contraceptive choices offers the potential to put power into women’s hands said the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) in reaction to the Sayana Press announcement by Pfizer BD, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and CIFF today.
IPPF is already playing a major role in the introduction of Sayana Press to increase access to the world’s most poorest and underserved women and girls.
IPPF advises and collaborates in Advanced Family Planning (AFP) national and global advocacy efforts. The partnership works to increase financial investments and political commitment needed to ensure access to family planning through effective advocacy. AFP is comprised by more than 20 partner organisations working in Burkina Faso, Democratic Republic of the Congo, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, Tanzania and Uganda with additional opportunity fund grants.
The BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) cover more than 40% of the world’s population. Cooperation between BRICS countries offers opportunities to share national challenges, approaches and learnings around sexual and reproductive health and rights, gender equality and women’s empowerment. IPPF has been working with the BRICS governments in support of a seminar series for officials and experts on population and development issues.
Association Burkinabé pour le Bien-Etre Familial (FPABF) was set up in 1985. Staff and over 1,000 volunteers work to provide sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services to poor and marginalized people.
This is the outcome document of the BRICS meeting in Brasilia February 2015.
BRICS collaboration is a valuable opportunity to advance population matters says new report
14 April, United Nations, New York: BRICS countries collaboration on population matters helps create progress on reducing poverty and inequality, through improving the health and well-being of billions of people. Learning from each other’s experience enables BRICS governments to assess what works to address the needs of vulnerable groups and integrate population factors into national development plans.
Government Ministers, officials and experts responsible for population matters from the Federal Republic of Brazil, the Russian Federation, Republic of India, People’s Republic of China, and Republic of South Africa came together to discuss policies, collaboration, shared opportunities and challenges related to population in Brasilia this week.
“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
On 22 July, IPPF European Network and South African singer Yvonne Chaka Chaka launched a series of HIV prevention report cards for sex workers at the AIDS 2014 conference in Melbourne, Australia.
The launch was an opportunity to discuss new research and policy recommendations relating to this group at the single biggest global meeting of governments, businesses, charities, scientists and other experts focusing on the HIV pandemic.