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16 year old Adla lives in a small village just outside of Kabul, Afghanistan. Although there are strong memories of war within the community there is also a future of opportunities for brave, young leaders. However, a tough hurdle to ...
International Planned Parenthood Federation’s (IPPF) Member Association, Palestinian Family Planning and Protection Association (PFPPA) is working to support women and girls and spread the message that women should not have to live with sexual harassment or assault, and let them ...
In Macedonia, HERA 's special educator, Zaklina Stepanoska, recalls the reactions of parents when she explained the programme. They were running an inititiave for young people with disabilities to learn about their sexual health. “There were parents who cried when ...
There are an estimated 200,000 trafficked Nepali girls and women in Indian brothels. Sunita, 19, was trafficked to India when she was 17. Now, Sunita is sharing a mushroom farm financed by IPPF, and has high hopes for the future.
This account contains details of sexual assault that some may find upsetting My name is Vida; I am 19 years old and am the fourth born in a family of 8. I am a Form 3 student at secondary school ...
"My friend, who was living on the streets, knew of an IPPA outreach worker, so she asked for them to come and help me." One client, Tamara*, who uses drugs and was diagnosed with HIV in the 12th week of ...
A champion breakdancer and home-town celebrity can end up with a pretty dissolute social life. Nightclubs, drinking, one-night stands: it’s not an entirely unsurprising story. In Bosnia, it’s one which breakdancer Dennis certainly experienced. But contact with the Association for ...
In Mauritania, Kadajata now works as a full-time nurse, thanks to a long stint as a volunteer with the Association Mauritanienne pour la Promotion de la Famille (AMF). But it could have been very different. As a volunteer, she played ...
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 ...