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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. …
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.
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.
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.
Flash flood in Sri Lanka affected over half a million people and natural disasters like this disproportionately affect women and girls who are at a greater risk of sexual violence.
Sex can be a very taboo subject, this is why we provide culturally sensitive workshops for parents to enable them to talk to their children about sex and sexuality.
… and HIV indicators, including on things like comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) and access to youth-friendly …