Education

Every young person has to make  life-changing decisions about their sexual and reproductive health. However many of them cannot access clear, evidence-based information. IPPF's comprehensive sexuality education programmes enable young people to make informed decisions about their sexuality and health, while building life skills and promoting gender equality.

Today, EU member states have published their position on the 2019 EU budget. While they propose a spending increase of 10% for the EU’s external policies compared to this year’s budget, governments are focusing on the wrong issues, Oxfam, Save ...
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 ...
Recently, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) took a major decision in favour of young peoples' right to sexuality education at school on the grounds that this provides them with the skills to protect themselves from sexual violence. This ...
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Our latest analysis - done in collaboration with the BZgA - shows that over the past two decades sexuality education has progressed, but improvements are still needed. We cover the state of play and latest developments in the field across ...
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This film is about the partnership between Sex og Politikk and Cyprus Family Planning Association (CFPA) - IPPF members - during the roll-out of the "Implementing Sexuality Education for Teens (I’MSET)" project. The project is a great example of how ...
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 ...
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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 ...
Sex and relationships education in Europe and Central Asia is at a crossroads. Years of experience, research and international guidance mean that there are no knowledge gaps in terms of how to provide young people with the crucial life skills ...
Key Partner
We are working hand-in-hand with the United Nations Population Fund’s Regional Office to make sexual and reproductive health a priority in crisis situations, coordinating efforts on humanitarian response and emergency preparedness in 19 countries. Other key areas where we work ...