In Panama, young people are routinely denied access to comprehensive sexuality education and health services that meet their real-life needs. As a result, teenage pregnancy rates remain high. Although the Panamanian government has outlined national health care standards, and signed on to several...Read more
In Panama, young people are routinely denied access to comprehensive sexuality education and health services that meet their real-life needs. As a result, teenage pregnancy rates remain high. Although the Panamanian government has outlined national health care standards, and signed on to several...Read more
When Yitzel Arcia was 15-years-old, she attended a meeting that would change her life. At the meeting, people her own age led a discussion about a subject no adult she knew had mentioned. “They were talking about sex and relationships, and the changes we were experiencing in our bodies,” said...Read more
When Yitzel Arcia was 15-years-old, she attended a meeting that would change her life. At the meeting, people her own age led a discussion about a subject no adult she knew had mentioned. “They were talking about sex and relationships, and the changes we were experiencing in our bodies,” said...Read more
The passion Juana Cooke brings to her work can only be described as infectious. The Executive Director of Asociación Panameña para el Planeamiento de la Familia (APLAFA) wins people over with her sharp wit and joyful humor. But when it comes to enabling women to have bodily autonomy and access to...Read more
The passion Juana Cooke brings to her work can only be described as infectious. The Executive Director of Asociación Panameña para el Planeamiento de la Familia (APLAFA) wins people over with her sharp wit and joyful humor. But when it comes to enabling women to have bodily autonomy and access to...Read more
Earlier this month, more than twenty young people at Profamilia Dominican Republic participated in a training on how to conduct a social audit in their communities. The workshop was conducted by Rubiela Sanchez and Nathaniel Weaver, staff members of APLAFA, our Member Association in Panama. The...Read more
Earlier this month, more than twenty young people at Profamilia Dominican Republic participated in a training on how to conduct a social audit in their communities. The workshop was conducted by Rubiela Sanchez and Nathaniel Weaver, staff members of APLAFA, our Member Association in Panama. The...Read more
Last month, MTV Latin America, Bayer, the Latin American Center for Health and Women, and IPPF/WHR joined forces to launch the "Agents of Change" contest to mark World Contraception Day. Under the slogan "Your Future. Your Choice. Your Contraceptives. " Latin American youth were called upon to...Read more
Last month, MTV Latin America, Bayer, the Latin American Center for Health and Women, and IPPF/WHR joined forces to launch the "Agents of Change" contest to mark World Contraception Day. Under the slogan "Your Future. Your Choice. Your Contraceptives. " Latin American youth were called upon to...Read more