Since the adoption of the Ministerial Declaration, “Preventing through Education” in 2008, the regional political response toward comprehensive sexuality has been favorable. Nevertheless, there have also been delays and setbacks in some countries. These gaps notwithstanding, governments have become...Read more
Since the adoption of the Ministerial Declaration, “Preventing through Education” in 2008, the regional political response toward comprehensive sexuality has been favorable. Nevertheless, there have also been delays and setbacks in some countries. These gaps notwithstanding, governments have become...Read more
To commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, our local partner in Guatemala, APROFAM, worked with a women's group to organize a march in Quetzaltenango on November 25th. The event also recognized IPPF's 60th anniversary in honor of the support APROFAM has...Read more
To commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, our local partner in Guatemala, APROFAM, worked with a women's group to organize a march in Quetzaltenango on November 25th. The event also recognized IPPF's 60th anniversary in honor of the support APROFAM has...Read more
A group of Guatemalan youth advocates for comprehensive sexuality education are gathered in a circle, sharing common myths about sex. If a girl has wide hips, she’s not a virgin. Boys cannot properly develop if they don’t have sex. It’s impossible to get pregnant the first time you have sex. In a...Read more
A group of Guatemalan youth advocates for comprehensive sexuality education are gathered in a circle, sharing common myths about sex. If a girl has wide hips, she’s not a virgin. Boys cannot properly develop if they don’t have sex. It’s impossible to get pregnant the first time you have sex. In a...Read more
Finding a man who spends his life championing sexual and reproductive health is a rare and remarkable endeavor on its own. To do it in Guatemala, a country marked by its brashly machismo culture, is a downright impressive feat. Angel Mendez, a WINGS for Men Educator, has been working within the...Read more
Finding a man who spends his life championing sexual and reproductive health is a rare and remarkable endeavor on its own. To do it in Guatemala, a country marked by its brashly machismo culture, is a downright impressive feat. Angel Mendez, a WINGS for Men Educator, has been working within the...Read more
In the midst of a week of torrential rains, floods, and mudslides so severe that a state of emergency was declared, Dr. Zanotty and three clinical staff inch their vehicle through the countryside of Guatemala. The drive takes longer than normal as they traverse washed out bridges and carefully make...Read more
Evelyn Roquel is a family planning educator at WINGS. She spends her days traveling around small villages in central Guatemala conducting educational workshops on reproductive health and family planning. Evelyn provides individual counseling to women about their reproductive rights and tells them...Read more