Contraception

One of our main priorities is to ensure universal access to, and informed use of effective contraception. Millions of people lack the knowledge and information to determine when or whether they have children, and they are unable to protect themselves against sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

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In the EU all young women are free to decide about their own bodies, lives and futures. Or are they? It depends on where they live and how much money they make.
When Mihaela (not her real name) was six years old, her father sent her onto the streets to scavenge for food for the family and beg for money to fund his alcoholism treatment. “We were very poor,” she says. “I ...
We are proud to join more than 100 MEPs, activists and NGOs in calling on the EU and its Member States to resist reproductive coercion in Europe and ensure free and safe lives for all. Find out more about the All of Us call to action.
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 ...

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The 51st session of the Commission on Population and Development (CPD 51) took place in New York just last week. Countdown 2030 Europe partners took part in the negotiations as members of various national delegations and advisors on the SRHR ...
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The European Commission is currently preparing a proposal for its next multiannual budget (or the Multiannual Financial Framework, MFF), which will determine the EU’s annual spending from 2021 to 2027. Crucially for civil society, this is the first multiannual budget ...
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. ...
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This video by our Latvian member highlights the dreadful challenges faced by women in vulnerable communities when they are denied contraceptive care and cannot decide about their own bodies, lives and futures. Papardes Zieds is calling on Latvia's government to ...
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IPPF European Network is the lead partner of C2030E, a consortium of 15 NGOs working to ensure the advancement of human rights and investment in family planning in the Global South. In European countries and within the EU institutions, Countdown ...