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Eastern Europe and Central Asia is the only region in the world that did not achieve the global Millennium Development Goal on halting and reversing the AIDS epidemic by 2015. While the overall global number of HIV infections has declined ...
A documentary on teenage mothers in Romania, entitled "Let`s Talk about Sex", will be shown on Arte Regards on Wednesday 15 November at 14:00 (CET). Romania and Bulgaria have the highest percentage of teenage mothers in the EU. Nearly one ...
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 ...
IPPF EN is outraged by the Polish authorities’ latest move to limit access to emergency contraception. Last Friday 23rd June, Poland's President Andrzej Duda approved a new law limiting access to the only available emergency contraceptive pill. The law will ...
Tewodros Melesse, Director General of the International Planned Parenthood Federation, has led tributes from IPPF for Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, the executive director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), who died today. Mr Melesse said: “On behalf of all of ...
IPPF works in over 170 countries through its 152 Member Associations, with a global staff of 30,000, and millions of volunteers. Every three years, IPPF honours individuals and organisations from within the federation who have made outstanding contributions to the ...
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) ...
IPPF Director General Tewodros Melesse has said that a decision by the US Government to withdraw funding from the United Nations Population Fund will have “devastating consequences” for women and girls around the world. Mr Melesse said: “The money the ...
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 ...
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 ...