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In Colombia, guerrillas are implacably anti-human rights: persecution and execution are their preferred methods of HIV prevention. For people living with HIV, being open about their status is nearly impossible. And while the government ministry responsible for social security claims ...
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. ...
If you have a sexual health concern, you might not be sure what it is, you might not know how (or where) to get help, and if you do, it’s sometimes difficult (or maybe embarrassing) to attend a clinic. Particularly ...
"I don’t want to think of a life without this mobile clinic in my community." Happiness* is a 23-year-old, mother of three, who first came to one of the FLAS clinics for a pregnancy test. Now she uses the mobile ...
"People with disabilities are made invisible and silent... This programme has given me confidence."
"I needed answers but I was afraid to ask." Anwar* a 21 year old university student explains how stigma affected his life and his actions to overcome it: "I lived in a very conservative village in Palestine, where we weren’t ...
Despite laws against it, sex work in the Caribbean flourishes, in part due to tourism and immigration. Sex workers in Trinidad and Tobago often suffer police harassment and find it difficult to access sexual and reproductive health (SRH) information and ...
“Until now no one had ever spoken to me about sexuality in such a clear manner. This work helped me to find my sexual self, to attempt to understand it, to listen to it, be complete with it, to love ...
“Today, I am able to assume my sexual orientation because I have come out of the woods to claim my identity, and nothing will ever take it away from me.” (Project beneficiary) In Cameroon same-sex sexual activity is punishable by ...