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Family Health Options Kenya (FHOK) lost $1.5 million when the global gag rule was re-introduced on January 23rd 2017. Loss of funding forced outreach programmes to close, people to lose their jobs and difficulties in obtaining commodities and supplies.
One day, while going about her daily activities, 26 year-old Teresia met a group of people providing medical services. They seemed to be focusing on women, and since she had a few minutes to spare, she made way to the tent where they were working. This decision would save her life – literally.
All around the world, young people are leading the way for important change by improving their communities in their own unique, brilliant ways. These are just a few of their remarkable stories.
The Argentinian Senate voted narrowly against a bill that would have legalized abortion up to 14 weeks
The Argentinian Senate voted narrowly against a bill that would have legalized abortion up to 14 weeks. The vote tally was 31 in favour, 38 against, 2 abstentions, and 1 absence.
It is a shame that many people misunderstand what Comprehensive Sexuality Education is and are totally oblivious to its benefits to us as families, societies, nations and continents. Some individuals and organizations even go the extra mile of petitioning governments to take CSE out of school curricula. To them my final and only word is that scary stories don’t save lives, Comprehensive Sexuality Education does.
The study, commissioned by IPPF and funded by the IPPF Japan Trust Fund for HIV and Reproductive Health, provides evidence of the challenges to and benefits of universal access to sexual and reproductive health and rights.
UN’s High Level Political Forum is an opportunity to speak with high-level officials about the 2030 Agenda, also known as and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the important role that our issues – health, sexual and reproductive health and rights, and gender equality – have in achieving the SDGs.
The Japan Trust Fund (JTF) represents a visionary partnership that began in 2000 between the Government of Japan and IPPF. Together, we invest in programmes that prioritize health equity, gender equality, and human security for all. Traditionally a driving force behind IPPF's efforts to support the integrated HIV prevention programmes of our Member Associations in Africa and Asia, JTF has adjusted to reflect changing global health priorities.