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Article appeared in The Guardian , 26 March 2015 "When Guliaim Aiylchy opened her cafe-bar in Bishkek two years ago, it wasn’t just because she wanted to run her own business or make money. The 31-year-old also wanted to support ...
Karin Nilsson, Senior Policy Adviser for IPPF Member Association RFSU –Sweden addressed a H igh-Level Event, "Why reproductive rights matter?", co-hosted by the Government of Zambia, Sweden and UNFPA, at the 59th Commission on the Status of Women, United Nations. ...
Véronique Séhier, Co-President of Le Planning Familial, IPPF Member Association – France, addressed a High-Level Event, SEXUALITY EDUCATION: THE WAY FORWARD FOR EQUALITY AND EMPOWERMENT co-hosted by the Government of France, at the 59th Commission on the Status of Women, ...
Finland took a major step towards a more equal society this November when its Parliament approved a citizen’s initiative to legalise same-sex marriage and create a gender neutral definition of marriage. The move makes Finland the 12th European country to ...
Why sex workers and young people mustn't be left behind In Eastern Europe & Central Asia, reaching zero new infections, discrimination and AIDS deaths means protecting sex workers’ human rights People usually say “so what, she’s a whore,” says Galina, ...
“My name is Vedad and this is my man story! I’ve been a member of Association XY for more than two years, volunteering and working as a leader and trainer in a ‘Be a man’ club. I applied because I ...
Zofia, 15, is Bulgarian. She plans to finish her studies before looking for a job. She’s in a steady relationship and wants to avoid getting pregnant. Her family doctor told her that hormonal contraceptives were dangerous and threatened to tell ...
This World Contraception Day, we highlight the worrying situation in Romania, where the political climate as well as the loss of development funding since the country joined the EU has created a serious obstacle to access to contraception. The impact ...
In 1983, religious conservative groups, fearing the Irish Supreme Court might infer a right to abortion into the Constitutional right to privacy, managed to insert an amendment in the Irish Constitution. This amendment equates the right to life of a ...
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 ...