Although I've worked with IPPF/WHR for more than 20 years, last month was the first time I ever accompanied our supporters on an extensive visit to one of our Member Associations. It was my pleasure to travel with Jerry and Diane Cunningham to Haiti, and it was a treat to spend time with them on...Read more
In January, health providers throughout the United States recognized Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, reminding women and adolescent girls of the steps needed to prevent this disease. The good news is that cervical cancer is one of the most preventable cancers when caught early. It is caused by...Read more
Last night at "An Evening of Reflection and Gratitude," IPPF/WHR was recognized by Diaspora Community Services (DCS) for our support of their work in Haiti providing basic health care in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake that struck two years ago. "IPPF/WHR has played an essential role in...Read more
In this audio interview IPPF/WHR Senior Program Advisor, Lucella Campbell, explains the process that Profamil, our Member Association in Haiti, went through to implement programs to combat gender-based violence (GBV). Lucella explains what Profamil is doing today and what they need to ensure their...Read more
Join us in wishing a very happy birthday to IPPF/WHR Member Association PROFAMIL Haiti! Today, we celebrate the progress the organization has made since its founding 27 years ago, especially its accomplishments since the devastating earthquake in 2010. As a leader in the field of sexual and...Read more
Gender-based violence (GBV) is one of the most widespread, yet least recognized, human rights violations. No matter where she or he is born, the 7 billionth person will live in an environment where violence against women is common—in fact, the World Health Organization estimates that at least 1 in...Read more