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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.
Iniciativas Sanitarias is a leading coalition of sexual and reproductive health professionals whose work advances sexual and reproductive health and rights as a basic human right for women and men in Uruguay. In 2015, it provided more than 20,000 services. The organization is comprised of doctors from various fields (e.g., gynecology, legal medicine, psychology), midwives, social workers, social educators, and human rights advocates.
The Association pour la Promotion de la Famille Haitienne (PROFAMIL)
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).