Abortion

IPPF works to promote safe and legal abortion services, and advocates for choice. This is based on a conscientious commitment to upholding a woman’s right to decide the outcome of her pregnancy and to eradicating the tragic consequences of unsafe abortion.

IPPF EN is proud to be among more than 100 signatories (mostly Members of the European Parliament) of the All of Us manifesto urging the EU and Member States to ensure reproductive freedom. All of US is the European Parliament's ...
At the Brussels launch of the Guttmacher-Lancet Commission on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) report this week, civil society representatives called on the European Union to make a dedicated commitment to SRHR and family planning in the EU’s ...
When the exit polls late on 25 May predicted a massive landslide victory for the Yes campaign to repeal the 8th amendment of the Irish constitution, activists and campaigners barely dared to hope. But when the counting began the following ...
IPPF is overjoyed at the Irish people’s decision to remove the harmful ‘8th Amendment’ from Ireland’s constitution with today’s referendum result. IPPF’s Director General, Dr Alvaro Bermejo, said: “We wholeheartedly welcome this vote for change, which makes it possible for ...
Poland’s Parliament should listen to the voices of women across Poland and reject a regressive legislative proposal that would erode reproductive rights, over 200 human and women’s rights groups from across the globe said in a statement today. The Parliament ...
March 2nd marked the first anniversary of She Decides , a global movement gathering individuals, organizations and governments committed to building a “new normal” where women and girls everywhere can decide about their own bodies, lives and futures. Without question. ...
Global gag rule impact for IPPF is a life or death situation for clients The impact for people receiving care from member associations of the International Planned Parenthood Federation around the world is devastating. A total of 29 countries are ...
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IPPF has calculated the human cost of the US Global Gag Rule. The effects can be devastating for millions of poor and marginalised women. Read more about the Global Gag Rule and IPPF .
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The International Planned Parenthood Federation European Network (IPPF EN) champions sexual and reproductive health and rights for all. We work in 41 countries across Europe and Central Asia to empower everyone, especially the most socially excluded, to live with dignity ...
Sexual assault against women and girls is one of the most serious human rights violations of our time. Today IPPF European Network (IPPFEN) celebrates the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and is currently participating in the ...