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On 10 April 2014, the European Parliament hosted a hearing on the European Citizens' Initiative (ECI) “One Of Us”. This initiative, which is being piloted by ultra-conservative, anti-choice movements, seeks to ban EU funding for any activities that could involve ...
April 9, Washington The World Bank must do better when it comes to reproductive health, according to a new report by the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF). At an event co-organized by IPPF and the White Ribbon Alliance (WRA) and ...
The 47th Commission on Population and Development (CPD) kicks off today in New York. The mission of CPD is to monitor and assess the implementation of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) which ...
IPPF EN calls on parliamentarians to urgently address Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights needs and challenges in ACP and EU countries. At the Women’s Forum, held on 15 March 2014, the International Planned Parenthood Federation European Network (IPPF EN) ...
Milestone ruling against Italy on abortion and conscientious objection welcomed by IPPF EN The milestone decision on conscientious objection and abortion delivered by the Council of Europe’s Committee of Social Rights is welcomed by the International Planned Parenthood Federation European ...
The Y-SAV project led by Rutgers WPF, the Dutch IPPF member, is an excellent example of how a strong centre of expertise on sexual and reproductive health and rights can promote change on all levels. From in-depth research to effective ...
On Tuesday January 28th, the French National Assembly approved a bill that is the most comprehensive legislation on gender equality and women’s rights in the history of France. An overwhelming majority supported the bill with votes 359-24, sending a positive ...
The CONCORD Gender working group is co-chaired by IPPF EN and encompasses organizations working on gender-related issues in both development and humanitarian settings. As part of its monitoring and advocating for the inclusion of improved gender-focused actions within the development ...
On Thursday 30 January, 107 Parliamentarians from the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) signed a Written Declaration in relation to the worrying draft legislation on abortion in Spain. This is a particularly high number of signatories as ...
Following last week’s news that the European Parliament voted against an anti-choice position but also resolved not to endorse the progressive Estrela report on sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), it has emerged that the voting results were seriously ...