The freedom to express our sexuality is an integral part of our happiness and well-being. However, people whose sexual orientation or gender identity does not conform to majority norms often face stigma and discrimination by the state and by society. Over 70 countries criminalize same-sex sexual...Read more
In several countries throughout the world, poverty, stigma, and legal restrictions severely limit people’s access to sexual and reproductive health services, such as contraception, testing for sexually transmitted diseases, and counseling on options when facing an unintended pregnancy. The need...Read more
For more than three years, Leona Adolfo has worked as a nurse with Profamilia’s mobile health unit, reaching the most marginalized communities in the Dominican Republic with quality health care. Watch this video to learn more about Leona and her work. You can also read a blog about Leona.Read more