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Is women’s reproductive safety a primary concern for hospitals in Italy, or is it not? Yesterday a gynecologist was fired in Naples for refusing to care for a patient who was having a miscarriage. The woman needed an emergency abortion ...
IPPF welcomes the UN Human Rights Committee’s latest view on access to safe abortion, because it is wrong for any woman to be coerced through a pregnancy against her wishes.
At the Brussels launch of the Guttmacher-Lancet Commission on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) report this week, civil society representatives called on the European Union to make a dedicated commitment to SRHR and family planning in the EU’s ...
IPPF is overjoyed at the Irish people’s decision to remove the harmful ‘8th Amendment’ from Ireland’s constitution with today’s referendum result. IPPF’s Director General, Dr Alvaro Bermejo, said: “We wholeheartedly welcome this vote for change, which makes it possible for ...
Poland’s Parliament should listen to the voices of women across Poland and reject a regressive legislative proposal that would erode reproductive rights, over 200 human and women’s rights groups from across the globe said in a statement today. The Parliament ...
On 24 July at 13.00 CET our youth network YSAFE and partners YouAct , Y-PEER , ASTRA Youth and PETRI-Sofia will hold a webinar on their new Youth-in-Power Youth Strategy for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Europe and ...
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) ...
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 ...
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 ...