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Lack of information, supplies and services related to sexual and reproductive health change the future for young Zambian women and men.
Far too many of the 1.5 billion young people in the world today have little or no access to contraceptives, condoms or the information that would help them make decisions about their sexual lives, as this film shows.
IPPF is appealing for financial assistance to help with the devastation caused by Cyclone Pam in Vanuatu.
The federation is also calling for volunteers to come forward, especially nurses who may be able to assist on the ground when IPPF and its local Member Association are able to fully deploy to Vanuatu.
Twenty-year-old Prudence Mwelwa (not her real name) is convinced she would have died if she had tried to have her first baby at home in her village in Zambia. She said there was a lot of blood during her delivery and she really believes that her relatives would not have been able to stem the bleeding.
She had been feeling anxious anyway as it was her first pregnancy so a week before she gave birth, Prudence and her mother set out on a three-hour walk to one of Zambia’s maternity waiting houses. She liked the idea of having skilled staff on hand to help her with the delivery.