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The Mouvement Français pour le Planning Familial (MFPF) runs 40 clinics in France and delivers services to over 350,000 people annually. Half of its clients are under the age of 20.
MFPF provides counselling on a range of sexual and reproductive health (SRH) problems, including physically and emotionally traumatic incidences of rape, marital violence and female genital mutilation. It runs training courses and produces material for health personnel covering a whole range of SRH issues.
The Cyprus Family Planning Association (CFPA) was founded in 1971 and became an IPPF Member Association in 1972. It runs a family planning clinic in Nicosia, providing a range of services, including HIV and AIDS testing. The facility draws on the help of a number of volunteer gynaecologists. Hundreds of young people provide peer group counselling, and also run a telephone helpline and workshops on sex education and sexuality awareness on a voluntary basis.
Vassilis is an openly gay man from Cyprus, where he volunteered and worked for the Cyprus Family Planning Association (CFPA). Conservative values have a significant influence over public opinion in Cyprus when it comes to LGBTI rights. Vassilis is an intern at the IPPF European Network office.
A series of films that feature the personal stories of three women who have had an abortion in Cameroon, France and India were launched by the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) today. The films are part of an IPPF effort to challenge the stigma surrounding abortion and to increase access to safe and legal abortion around the world.
This is the story of Juliette who, just like millions of other women around the world, decided to have an abortion following an unintended pregnancy. Juliette, who lives in France, describes the challenges she faced in trying to find accurate and unbiased information about abortion, and she shares her thoughts on the role of men in the abortion process.
“I decided to look for the official information number [about abortion]. I looked and looked but couldn’t find anything. There isn’t one”
Calls for coherent policies on sexual and reproductive health and rights
A new report analysing contraceptive access across Europe reveals serious differences between countries in how they approach access to contraceptive choice.
'The Barometer of Women’s Access to Modern Contraceptive Choice in 10 EU Countries' was developed by the International Planned Parenthood Federation European Network (IPPF EN).