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Written by: Ipsita Dwivedi and Kanae Inage, Interns, IPPF ESEAOR, 2021 After nearly two (2) years of preparation, the Generation Equality Forum (GEF) finally took place on 30 June – 2 July in Paris, France. In the last 25 years ...
International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) and UNFPA convened tenacious and dedicated leaders and frontliners working to safeguard bodily autonomy and sexual and reproductive health rights in crisis-affected communities throughout Asia-Pacific on June 3, 2021. Together, we renewed and inspired collective ...
People all over the world are facing the reality of the climate crisis – in many parts of the world this is manifesting in an increased volatility of extreme weather events. Risks of sexual and gender-based violence are heightened during ...
The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) welcomes the news of President Biden’s decision to keep his promise and repeal the harmful Global Gag Rule (GGR) – also known as the Mexico City Policy. Since its expanded reintroduction in 2017 by ...
The International Planned Parenthood Federation welcomes the news of the removal of abortion care from South Korea’s Criminal Code effective from 1 January 2021. This means those seeking abortion care will no longer face legal barriers in accessing care. Abortion ...
The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) congratulates the World Health Organization – Western Pacific Region for convening this Regional Committee meeting amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. We commend WHO’s leadership, dedication, and commitment in coordinating the COVID-19 response in the region ...
This is the second update from the ESEAO Regional Office on the situation brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. We highlight the impact of COVID-19 on the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) of Youth and Adolescents and a ...
New data from the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) reveals how opponents of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) around the world are attempting to use the COVID-19 pandemic as cover to try to push back against progressive reforms ...
IPPF highly condemns the letter sent by the US Acting Administrator to the UN Secretary-General asking to ‘remove references to "sexual and reproductive health" and its derivatives from the UN’s Global Humanitarian Response Plan, (Global HRP) and drop the provision ...
The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) has brought-in historic changes to its governance and structure after transforming itself through a year-long reform process. The changes ensure the global sexual and reproductive health NGO can now respond faster to the needs ...