Gynaecological

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) ...
The International Planned Parenthood Federation welcomes the United Nations Secretary General’s humanitarian report which he delivered today. (February 9th) Ban Ki-Moon outlined five core responsibilities for the international community in a report which set out his vision ahead of the ...
IPPF EN welcomes the adoption of a report on the situation of women refugees and asylum seekers in the EU. The report authored by Mary Honeyball MEP, calls for the protection of the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights of ...
On the occasion of International Women’s Day, IPPF EN underlines the importance of ensuring that emergency strategies and responses include Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR). Three fifths of maternal deaths occur in humanitarian crises, making SRHR for many refugee women, a matter of life and death.
We would like to express our solidarity with our Spanish member Federación de Planificación Familiar Estatal (Spanish Federation of Family Planning) that have been attacked for defending women’s sexual and reproductive rights and persecuted on the basis of false accusations. ...
The United Nations Human Rights Committee has expressed serious concerns about the difficulties women face across Italy in accessing legal abortion services as a result of the Italian authorities’ failures to address serious gaps in services due to the high ...
British people have something of a reputation for being reserved, especially when it comes to talking about sex and relationships. While some parts of society, especially the media, can feel very sexualised, we know that lots of people still feel ...
Did you know? 50 women die each week in Europe from male domestic violence? Will Europe rise up in 2017? We are calling on the Council of Europe to ratify the Istanbul Convention to combat violence against women once and ...
It has been truly empowering to observe the recent mass-mobilization of Polish women protesting the proposed strengthening of current abortion regulations. I have never seen such an explosion of women’s resistance in my country, and what is more, the tremendous ...
On 23 January 2017 President Trump signed an executive order reinstating the Global Gag Rule, or the Mexico City Policy. The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) believes in the right of every individual to decide about their own health and ...