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The Kazakhstan Association on Sexual and Reproductive Health (KMPA) carried out research to produce a national “HIV Prevention Report Card for Sex Workers”. In this blog, Galina Grebennikova, KMPA’s Executive Director, and Karina Sagitova, a KMPA volunteer, explain why Kazakhstan ...
The undersigned civil society organisations welcome the European Commission’s decision announced today to take no further action on the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) “One of Us”. The “One of Us” initiative could have had catastrophic consequences for maternal and global ...
“It felt like I was on trial,” says Galina Chirkina, the Executive Director of IPPF’s Member Association in Kyrgyzstan, the Reproductive Health Alliance (RHAK), about her experience at a Parliamentary hearing convened on 12 October 2013 to discuss the claim ...
Ghaith Alhilwani, Syrian Family Planning Association The issues being discussed at the 47th Conference on Population and Development (CPD) in New York are felt with particular sharpness in Syria where the conflict has now lasted three years. There IPPF member ...
Esther Vicente, President IPPF Western Hemisphere Region, Member of PROFAMILIA PUERTO RICO Board of Directors Having a voice within the United Nations system can be a very complicated affair for countries, non-governmental organizations and most of all, for individuals. Even ...
As people from all around the world came together for the 47th Conference on Population and Development at the UN in New York, it’s needless to emphasize how critical the issues that will be discussed, are for people in developing ...
In Pakistan each year hundreds of women die from causes related to pregnancy and childbirth and newborn babies continue to lose their lives because their mothers lacked basic maternal health care. My deepest personal hope is that at CPD 47 ...
Latanya Mapp Frett is Vice President –Global at the Planned Parenthood Federation of America. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development where nations across the globe, including the United States, declared that reproductive ...
Blue skies greet the participants of the KEEP ME SAFE workshop as they arrive at the Cyprus Family Planning Association (CFPA) training facility in Nicosia. A five-day long training session is about to begin. The participants include teachers, psychologists and ...
Specialist training on sexuality education expands across Europe