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… important area of work is the promotion of comprehensive sexuality education in Switzerland. In this context, SEXUAL HEALTH Switzerland has established an alliance on sexuality education that includes more than 65 organisations. …
IPPF’s Director General Designate welcomes Japan’s commitment to sexual and reproductive health at UHC Forum 2017
The Tokyo Declaration on UHC includes a pledge from the Japanese Government to provide 40 million sexual and reproductive health services and prevent 500,000 unintended pregnancies.
IWD (8 March 2019) is a time to celebrate the achievements of fearless women globally. We’re honored to highlight the passion and commitment of doctors, nurses, peer educators, activists and volunteers who dedicate their efforts to advancing sexual and reproductive health and rights.
IPPF in Geneva: Using the Universal Periodic Review to hold governments to account on their sexual and reproductive health and rights
The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) is a UN mechanism that allows for the human rights of every country in the world to be reviewed.
The launch in London was an opportunity to showcase the successful partnership between Japan and IPPF and highlighted the importance of universal access to sexual and reproductive health and rights.
Dayani was assaulted and made pregnant by her boyfriend in Sri Lanka, where access to abortion is extremely restricted. IPPF and its members are working to ensure no one goes through a horrifying ordeal like this again.
A new collaboration with Japanese private companies and International Planned Parenthood Federation’s Member Association, Planned Parenthood Association Ghana (PPAG) was announced last week on a three day tour of Ghana by Dr Toshiko Abe, the Japanese Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs. The tour included a visit to reproductive health project and meetings with experts working on maternal and child health.
Flash floods in Sri Lanka in May 2017 triggered landslides that left many people homeless. Chathurika, a youth volunteer for a family planning association, took part in the crisis response by helping out at a health camp.
IPPF is committed to supporting Member Associations to develop social enterprise activities for the purpose of generating income, diversifying funding sources and, ultimately, achieving organizational and financial sustainability. IPPF understands social enterprise as using entrepreneurial methods to generate a surplus income, which is used to finance activities that enable the organization to fulfil its social mission.