Education

Every young person has to make  life-changing decisions about their sexual and reproductive health. However many of them cannot access clear, evidence-based information. IPPF's comprehensive sexuality education programmes enable young people to make informed decisions about their sexuality and health, while building life skills and promoting gender equality.

“I like that he reads a lot, and that he’s handsome too!” says Nicoleta of her boyfriend Marian. Marian and Nicoleta, both in their twenties, met by chance in 2014, and are now eager to move in together. “She’s beautiful,” ...
"The cross-cutting nature of sexual and reproductive health and rights is reflected in the sustainable development goals (SDGs) and must now also guide governments’ implementation efforts. There is no one size fits all approach to implementing the 2030 Agenda," writes ...
IPPF EN, alongside partner organisations based in Brussels, participated in the annual European week of Action for Girls from 10-14 October. The European Week of Action for Girls is an annual week-long event which aims to ensure that girls’ empowerment ...
When Uluk began teaching his friends about reproductive health, he had no idea that it would develop into a fully-fledged vocation. It all started when one of his friends began asking everyone to hold up their thumbs. “We did, and ...
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 ...
Borislav is a 22-year-old gay man living in Sarajevo. Bosnia and Herzegovina is a country with deep-rooted patriarchal values in many segments of society, very resistant to change, especially when it comes to sexual orientation. Negative attitudes and harassment towards ...
The SAFE II project, a European Commission funded project to improve the sexual and reproductive health and rights of young people in Europe. The project was led by the IPPF EN Regional Office in close collaboration with 14 Member Associations ...
A UN Study from 2006 suggests that 90% of people with intellectual impairments will experience sexual abuse at some point in their life, most frequently from family members or others in their close environment. Empowering young people who have a ...
Worldwide young people are denied their sexual and reproductive rights and the opportunity to make informed choices about their sexuality. This makes them vulnerable to unplanned pregnancies, STIs and HIV which will alter their future making it impossible for them ...
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Sexual and reproductive rights are human rights. Education empowers young people and enables them to make their own choices. Comprehensive Sexuality education (CSE) allows young people to make critical choices about their health and future.It seeks to equip young people ...