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Tewodros Melesse, Director General of the International Planned Parenthood Federation, has led tributes from IPPF for Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, the executive director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), who died today. Mr Melesse said: “On behalf of all of ...
IPPF works in over 170 countries through its 152 Member Associations, with a global staff of 30,000, and millions of volunteers. Every three years, IPPF honours individuals and organisations from within the federation who have made outstanding contributions to the ...
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) ...
IPPF Director General Tewodros Melesse has said that a decision by the US Government to withdraw funding from the United Nations Population Fund will have “devastating consequences” for women and girls around the world. Mr Melesse said: “The money the ...
The United Nations Human Rights Committee has expressed serious concerns about the difficulties women face across Italy in accessing legal abortion services as a result of the Italian authorities’ failures to address serious gaps in services due to the high ...
Today on International Women's Day we stand in solidarity with the thousands of women in Ireland who are striking for a repeal of the eighth amendment. We echo the United Nations human rights committee call on the Irish government to ...
Today we commemorate World AIDS Day, a day to stand in solidarity with the 78 million people who have become infected with HIV and to remember the 35 million who have died from AIDS-related illnesses. Today is also a day ...
"The cross-cutting nature of sexual and reproductive health and rights is reflected in the sustainable development goals (SDGs) and must now also guide governments’ implementation efforts. There is no one size fits all approach to implementing the 2030 Agenda," writes ...
Polish lawmakers are pursuing a citizens’ initiative that could lead to a total ban on abortion in Poland, even in cases of rape or incest. IPPF EN stands with all Polish women and supports the call to action signed by ...
IPPF EN is very pleased at the adoption today of the ' Action plan for sexual and reproductive health: towards achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in Europe - leaving no one behind' by the WHO Regional Committee for ...