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On the 10th anniversary of the Istanbul Convention - the most far-reaching international legal instrument to set out binding obligations to prevent and combat violence against women - the European Parliament Women’s Rights and Gender Equality Committee voted today in favour of the report presented by MEP Predrag Fred Matić on “the situation of sexual and reproductive health and rights in the EU”.
New data reveals how opponents of sexual and reproductive health and rights around the world are attempting to use the COVID-19 pandemic as cover to try to push back against progressive reforms.
Around the world, sexual and reproductive care providers and advocates know that people still need access to contraception and other services, even in the midst of a pandemic.
CSOs are urging the European governments to do everything in their power to ensure that human rights of women and girls are upheld and that they are not left behind.
Global gag rule impact for IPPF is a life or death situation for clients The impact for people receiving care from member associations of the International Planned Parenthood Federation around the world is devastating. A total of 29 countries are ...
On 23 January 2017 President Trump signed an executive order reinstating the Global Gag Rule, or the Mexico City Policy. The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) believes in the right of every individual to decide about their own health and ...
IPPF EN has joined a call to action to support the rights of Polish women, severely threatened by the proposition of a revised anti-abortion law. The draft proposition has been endorsed by the Prime Minister Beata Szydlo and the leader ...
On the occasion of International Women’s Day, IPPF EN underlines the importance of ensuring that emergency strategies and responses include Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR). Three fifths of maternal deaths occur in humanitarian crises, making SRHR for many refugee women, a matter of life and death.