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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.
The Association pour la Promotion de la Famille Haitienne (PROFAMIL)
The Family Planning and Sexual Health Association of Lithuania (FPSHA) focuses on educational campaigns, advocacy and the protection of reproductive and sexual rights. The organization runs training courses for health personnel and teachers, and advocates for the introduction of sex education in the school curriculum.
It collaborated with the Polish Member Association in designing a 'Preparation for Family Life' programme for schools, and it joined with the Danish Member Association in promoting and providing seminars for teachers.
The China Family Planning Association (CFPA) plays an important role in providing information and education and promoting voluntary family planning in China. Thanks to its millions of volunteers throughout the country, CFPA provides Chinese people with family planning, maternal and child health, healthier childbearing and adolescent sexual and reproductive health, both information and services.
The announcement by China to end its one-child policy is a huge step forward in recognizing sexual and reproductive health for all of its citizens, the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) said today.
IPPF has been working with China through an emerging countries initiative Brazil, Russian Federation, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) on population matters and through its Member Association, China Family Planning Association(CFPA).
This is the outcome document of the BRICS meeting in Brasilia February 2015.