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About IPPF EN
IPPF European Network champions sexual and reproductive health and rights for all. Our Member Associations work in 41 countries across Europe and Central Asia, empowering their local populations, especially the most socially excluded, to live with dignity and to have access to sexual and reproductive health and rights. Our Regional Office is in Brussels.
20 July 2018
IPPF EN cares: Supporting neglected communities in Eastern Europe and Central Asia
In many countries, young people from marginalised groups most vulnerable to HIV are being harmed by high levels of violence, discrimination and stigma. Find out more about how we are empowering them and improving care.
Reaching young men whose health and well-being are at risk
Back in 2004, Zoran Jordanov decided that someone needed to take action to support Macedonia’s LGBTI community and open up access to sexual health services. He began to look into issues of HIV prevalence and the importance of prevention.
1 December 2017
Health, rights and well-being - new tool for HIV and SRH care for young people
Our new programming guide aims to support young people in Eastern Europe and Central Asia who are particularly vulnerable to HIV infection and are facing widespread stigma, discrimination and violence.
Battling to ensure stigma-free care for young drug users and sex workers
Just off a highway in downtown Skopje, a middle-aged man stamps his feet before a door. He is here to pick up clean needles from a drop-in centre run by HOPS, an NGO that provides drug users and sex workers with clean needles, contraception, information and advice.
11 July 2018
Together against the backlash on reproductive rights
We are proud to join more than 100 MEPs, activists and NGOs in calling on the EU and its Member States to resist reproductive coercion in Europe and ensure free and safe lives for all. Find out more about the All of Us call to action.
Ground-breaking ruling by European Court of Human Rights on children's right to sexual and emotional literacy
A recent ECHR decision recognised young people's right to sex and relationships education at school on the grounds that this equips them with crucial life skills that help protect against sexual violence and support their health and well-being.
28 May 2018
Sexuality education: where it stands across Europe and Central Asia
Over the past two decades, great strides have been made in ensuring young people in Europe and Central Asia can develop crucial life skills through sexuality education. Find out more, including what governments still need to do, in our new analysis of the state of play in 25 countries.