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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You wouldn ’ t expect access to contraception to be an issue in EU countries like Spain. But too many girls and women are still being denied the freedom to make their own reproductive choices. And it is vulnerable people ...
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The IPPF European Network regional office in Brussels is seeking to recruit an Administrative Assistant to join its International and...
By Fiona Coyle, Global and Sustainable Development Lead at the IPPF European Network Regional Office. On 11 July, over 700 people from around the world (leaders, Minister, advocates, policymakers, youth activists, and researchers) descended upon London for the 2nd Family ...
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 ...
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The Youth-in-Power Youth Strategy is a powerful tool for young activists working on empowering their peers and advocating on behalf of the sexual and reproductive health and rights of young people in Europe and Central Asia. IPPF EN's youth network ...
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Investments in family planning (FP), a key enabler for sustainable development, need to be increased worldwide. According to the EU results report 2015, the ‘number of women using any method of contraception’ declined from over 43 million in 2013-2014 to ...
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IPPF EN held a high-level panel at the European Development Days entitled, “Key solutions for development: family planning and youth empowerment”. Investments in basic social services such as health and education are vital to allow young people to access their ...
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The evidence is clear: family planning saves lives. Yet, the poorest and most marginalized women and girls are being left behind during one of the most successful advances in public health in the past half century. IPPF’s report Under-served 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 ...
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) ...