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IPPF's new project sets to change discriminatory laws related to sexual orientation, gender identity and expression in 12 countries
IPPF arranged the first meeting of the project group that is tasked to develop IPPF policy and advocacy work on sexual orientation, gender identity and expression (SOGIE) issues in Nairobi in November 2019. IPPF has chosen 12 member associations (MAs), two from each IPPF region, for this important work.
Once again, we are proud to stand with organizations around the world to highlight 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, which runs annually from 25 November to 10 December. Yet, we are obviously disappointed that we need to – and we hope that one day we never have to mark it again.
Four new key pledges were revealed, covering areas such as comprehensive sexuality education, abortion care, and the fight against discriminatory laws covering sexual identity and gender expression.
ICPD 25 years later: How did the historic conference impact sexual and reproductive health & rights?
This year marks the 25th anniversary of International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) – a defining moment for sexual and reproductive health and rights. But what is ICPD and how did it revolutionize our approach to sexual and reproductive health and rights?
IPPF responds to the new UK aid pledge made at the United Nations General Assembly, to expand access for over 20 million women and girls.
Our new series tackles five major topics: Sex & Disability, Sex & Pleasure, Sex & Consent, Sex Education and Sex & Social Media. In this episode, Joy and Rachelle talk about their own experiences of living with a disability and some of the stigma and stereotypes they face when it comes to sex.
The Family Planning Association of India (FPAI) is working with women in prison by training them in mechanics to beauty parlour work, so that upon their release they have the opportunity to become financially independent.
IPPF is committed to the achievement of gender equality because it is a human right, it advances women’s and girls’ empowerment and it is embedded in sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). As such, we are proud to present a gender equality toolkit for Member Associations.
IPPF strongly welcomes the renewal of the Mandate of the Independent Expert on protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity at the 41st session of the Human Rights Council that ends today in Geneva.
When Hervé realized he had an STI, there was only one person he could turn to – peer educator Chariette. On her recommendation, he visited the Cameroon National Association for Family Welfare (CAMNAFAW). The care he received from the clinic inspired him to become a peer educator.