Gender-based violence includes any act or threat of physical, sexual, or psychological aggression against a woman. According to the World Health Organization, 1 out of every 4 women reports having... READ MORE
“I’m not just a doctor of the body; I am a doctor of the soul.” Dr. Maria Isabel Corea Ramirez is a kind woman with a large smile, soothing eyes, and a calm demeanor. As the director of... READ MORE
On the occasion of the United Nations International Volunteer Day, the International Planned Parenthood Federation/Western Hemisphere Region (IPPF/WHR) commends the many men, women, and youth... READ MORE
Crises, whether human-induced or caused by natural hazards, can inflict untold suffering and hardship, particularly on women and girls who are more vulnerable to rape and other forms of gender-based... READ MORE
In Latin America, up to a third of women experience gender-based violence, including psychological, physical, and sexual abuse. Since 2008, IPPF has been part of a UNFPA regional project, Salud y... READ MORE

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