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The Family Health Model Clinic (FHMC) set up by Rahnuma Family Planning Association of Pakistan, is a one stop clinic offering a range of services to women like Sehrish, who affordable and high-quality contraceptive care.
Women around the world have faced multiple barriers to accessing safe abortion care during the COVID-19 pandemic including the de-prioritization of sexual and reproductive healthcare, overwhelmed health systems and restrictions on movement. The COVID-19 crisis has sparked innovation among IPPF Member Associations who responded swiftly by developing new approaches to reach women with safe abortion care including telemedicine and home-based provision of medical abortion.
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.
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.
Providing gender based violence training to families enables them to openly talk about issues that can help provide a safer environment for themselves and their children.
Just one day after the floods, the local clinic re-opened to ensure the displaced communities sexual reproductive and health needs were met.
Sudemala and her family were forced to leave all their possessions behind once the flash floods reached her home.
Faiza Aziz is a dedicated and committed volunteer of IPPF's Member Association in Pakistan, Rahnuma the Family Planning Association of Pakistan. She is currently a member of the UNFPA Global Youth Advisory Panel of UNFPA representing the South Asia region ...
While at university, Milinda witnessed for himself the problems caused by the lack of abortion services and poor awareness of contraception: it was this that motivated him to work with the Family Planning Association of Sri Lanka (FPASL). He joined ...
IPPF thrives because it has an immense base of volunteer support. Here, individuals all around the world share their thoughts on volunteering: Roger: “The spirit of volunteerism is what I feel most passionate about. There is always something to give ...