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16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence is a global campaign which runs annually from 25 November (International Day Against Violence Against Women), to December 10 (International Human Rights Day). This campaign matters because one woman in three around the ...
Once a month, most people aged between around 13 and 50, and who have a uterus, will experience a period – the 3-7 day window where blood from the uterus is released through the vagina. With this totalling about 450 ...
On the Trans Day of Remembrance, IPPF remembers the transgender people whose lives have been lost globally to transphobic violence and stands in solidarity in the fight for trans rights. This year the Trans Murder Monitoring (TMM) project added 350 ...
Oral contraceptives (the pill) are hormonally active pills which are usually taken by women on a daily basis. They contain either two hormones combined (progestogen and estrogen) or a single hormone (progestogen). Combined oral contraceptives suppress ovulation. Progestogen-only contraceptives also ...
We can all agree that a lot has happened in 2020 – but let’s not forget that this year also marks the 60th anniversary of the game-changing contraceptive pill. For 60 years, “the Pill” has been approved for use in ...
The Vanuatu Family Health Association (VFHA) continues to provide lifesaving sexual and reproductive health services to the worst hit communities throughout Vanuatu. On each response team there are dedicated persons focusing on providing information on COVID-19 prevention. “Our team are ...
“I didn’t know about reproductive and sexual rights issues myself,” says Abe, 29, the Assistant Youth Officer from the Kiribati Family Health Association (KFHA), the leading NGO service provider in advocating for reproductive health care and in fostering the rights ...
Leias Obed is a registered nurse working with the Vanuatu Family Health Association (VFHA). She’s part of the Emergency Medical Team operating out of Pangi in south Pentecost, as part of the Cyclone Harold response, which hit in April 2020 ...
Amidst the current ongoing global pandemic, the youths have been actively playing their part in reaching out and helping communities in the best ways they can. Family Planning Organisation of the Philippines (FPOP) is leading by example by playing a ...
An interview with Dr Kunio Kitamura, the Chairman of the Japan Family Planning Association (JFPA), on the impact of COVID-19. How has Japan been affected by COVID-19? The coronavirus (COVID-19) is spreading rapidly. The Japanese government announced a national emergency ...