Abortion

IPPF works to promote safe and legal abortion services, and advocates for choice. This is based on a conscientious commitment to upholding a woman’s right to decide the outcome of her pregnancy and to eradicating the tragic consequences of unsafe abortion.

By Fiona Coyle, Global and Sustainable Development Lead at the IPPF European Network Regional Office. On 11 July, over 700 people from around the world (leaders, Minister, advocates, policymakers, youth activists, and researchers) descended upon London for the 2nd Family ...
On 24 July at 13.00 CET our youth network YSAFE and partners YouAct , Y-PEER , ASTRA Youth and PETRI-Sofia will hold a webinar on their new Youth-in-Power Youth Strategy for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Europe and ...
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The Youth-in-Power Youth Strategy is a powerful tool for young activists working on empowering their peers and advocating on behalf of the sexual and reproductive health and rights of young people in Europe and Central Asia. IPPF EN's youth network ...
Natika Halil is Executive Director of FPA, the UK sexual health charity, IPPF EN Member Association On 30 June 2017 we saw a landmark decision for women’s rights, with the British government finally agreeing to rectify a historic injustice and ...
By sexual health charity FPA, our member association in the UK - "Following the General Election, the Conservative Party is forming a Government with the support of the Northern Irish Democratic Unionist Party (DUP). This has rightly focused public attention ...
The lives of millions of the world’s poorest women and girls are in jeopardy because of the expansion of the US Global Gag Rule (GGR) , IPPF’s Director General has said. The expansion of the GGR (or Mexico City Policy) ...
Today on International Women's Day we stand in solidarity with the thousands of women in Ireland who are striking for a repeal of the eighth amendment. We echo the United Nations human rights committee call on the Irish government to ...
IPPF EN is horrified that a young woman in Italy has died from septicaemia after her family say she was refused a termination. Valentina Milluzzo was 19 weeks pregnant with twins at the time, having undergone IVF treatment. IPPF EN ...
IPPF EN commends a new commentary from UN experts which says that the right to sexual and reproductive health is indivisible from other human rights. “Sexual and Reproductive Health is a basic human right. It is critical that this is ...
It has been more than a decade since The Family Planning Association (FPA) successfully challenged the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety in the High Court over its refusal to issue guidance to health professionals. Since then, documents ...