Bulgarian Family Planning and Sexual Health Association

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The Bulgarian Family Planning and Sexual Health Association (BFPA) is a non-governmental organization founded in 1992, registered for public benefit. Its activities focus on several main areas of work – access to health services, sexual and reproductive health and rights, health and sexuality education, advocacy, prevention of trafficking of human beings, sustainable development policies and prevention of HIV/AIDS and STIs. The organisation has various target groups, including mainstream young people, state, municipality and school authorities, health professionals, NGO and community leaders, teachers and journalists.

BFPA puts special focus on marginalized and socially deprived groups – Roma, other minorities, blind and deaf children, young people with disabilities, rural women, children in institutions and young people with a criminal record. BFPA are experts and innovators, and introduced for the first time in the country the concept of peer education, youth friendly services, mobile services and Roma health mediators. 

BFPA staff, Management Board and volunteers have different professional backgrounds. This diversity of professional and social expertise has helped with the successful implementation of over 75 projects, supported by over 50 different donors. These projects assure ongoing health, social and educational activities in Sofia and county-wide, with the support of BFPA branches and various partner networks in the country and abroad. The interventions include national campaigns, health services and screenings, and a wide range of trainings, research initiatives and peer education, etc.

Contacts

Address: 67 Dondukov Boulevard, Sofia 1504, Bulgaria
Telephone: +359 2 943 30 52; +359 2 943 46 77
Email: rstamenkova@safesex.bg; vkirkov@safesex.bg; pfilipova@safesex.bg
Website: www.safesex.bg
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/basp.bfpa
Twitter: https://twitter.com/basp_bfpa
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/safesex.bg