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.

PRESS RELEASE -- 8 August 2013 IPPF EN launches KEEP ME SAFE project: Empowering young people across Europe with learning disabilities to protect themselves against sexual abuse and violence OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) studies suggest that 39-68% ...
ACPD youth volunteers distributing flyers in the streets of Tirana. © IPPF EN/Layla Aerts/Albania 2013 In partnership with IPPF's Western Hemisphere, and with the support of UKaid, we are carrying out a five-year advocacy initiative in 11 countries in Latin ...
This year's International Youth Day focuses on youth migration. We help young migrants to deal with a number of issues related to sexual and reproductive health and rights. One of our many challenges is dealing with forced marriage. The number ...
According to the very first report published this year on statistical data on trafficking in human beings at EU level, 23,632 people were identified or presumed victims of trafficking in the EU over the 2008-2010 period. Most victims detected in ...
YSAFE, the IPPF European Network youth group, has just launched its new website www.ysafe.net . YSAFE.net is a connecting hub and a source of news and inspiration for the young YSAFE volunteers in 39 countries across Europe and Central Asia. ...
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 ...
Specialist training on sexuality education expands across Europe IPPF EN considers people with disabilities a highly vulnerable group needing special attention when it comes to sexual and reproductive health and rights. Member Associations have increasingly been called on to address ...
“I remember when I was little, there was one very stigmatising ad on Macedonian TV about how to protect yourself from HIV,” recalls philosophy student Bojan. “It was really scary. It was like: ‘Do you know that in every discotheque ...
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Although HIV prevalence is low in Macedonia, with only 151 people registered as living with HIV, these small numbers mask a complex picture, and one that is rapidly changing. In 2016, there were 40 new HIV diagnoses, the majority of ...
Being young and gay in Macedonia is to live in fear of your safety. Like many Balkan countries, Macedonia is notoriously patriarchal and conservative, and homophobia is systemic. “In the Balkans we’re still under this patriarchal [system],” says Laki, a ...