The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on access to and enjoyment of sexual and reproductive health services and rights. But IPPF members' resilience shined through. These are stories from Bulgaria, Serbia, Ireland and Estonia.
Upcoming vote on European Parliament Report specifically dedicated to SRHR in almost 10 years is a milestone for reproductive freedom. A favorable vote will send a strong signal to the European Commission, EU Member States, as well as all European citizens, that MEPs are fully committed to protect and promote SRHR in the EU.
This guide provides governments with a roadmap for taking necessary measures to protect the rights of women and girls, who are disproportionately affected by the pandemic, especially those experiencing intersecting and persistent forms of discrimination.
In 2019-2024, we call on Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) to ensure that all Europeans can lead free and safe private and family lives, in a society free from sexism and discrimination. This paper lays down the areas where the EU has internal competences and where MEPs have the power to act.
We can't achieve gender equality without having access to sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). This paper lays down the steps to be taken to counter future such attempts that seek to restrict reproductive freedom and gender equality.