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The Association pour la Promotion de la Famille Haitienne (PROFAMIL)
Sex og Politikk - The Norwegian Association for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, consists of affiliated organizations, institutions and individual members.
Sex og Politikk was founded in 1969 and since its establishment been essential in the promotion of sexuality education in Norway, as well as securing access to safe contraceptives. Several of the organization's founding members were central in the work leading up to the law on abortion.
“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
Peer educators from International Planned Parenthood Federation’s (IPPF) Association in Malaysia met with The Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway to talk about youth rights at the Women Deliver conference in Kuala Lumpur Wednesday 29 May.
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,
Lucella Campbell, Senior Program Advisor with IPPF Western Hemisphere Region, speaks about what is being done in Haiti to improve access to sexual and reproductive health, and repair facilities and infrastructure that were destroyed in the earthquake.
For the work that they've done, PROFAMIL, the IPPF Member Association in Haiti, was awarded the Beacon of Hope award at '50 & Fabulous: Celebrating 50 Years of Women's Advances Since The Pill', a gala, celebrity-studded event held in New York City on 18 October 2010.