On the road to Rio+20, the negotiations for an outcome document are almost at an end, but still, we need to ensure that the outcome of the negotiations really reflect the needs of people around the world, particularly young people. In the Rio+20 process, we cannot forget that this whole process is...Read more
In 2009, L.C., a 13-year-old girl living in Peru was raped. When she discovered she was pregnant, L.C. jumped from the roof of her house in an unsuccessful attempt to commit suicide. Due to her injuries, she needed surgery, but doctors would not perform it because she was pregnant, nor would they...Read more
NEW YORK, NY—Late Friday at the 45th Session of the United Nations Commission on Population and Development (CPD), member states issued a bold resolution in support of young people’s sexual and reproductive health and human rights. This victory comes on the heels of a UNICEF report released this...Read more
Last week, IPPF/WHR and our allies worked to ensure the sexual and reproductive health and rights of young people were upheld at the 45th Session of the Commission on Population and Development (CPD). Youth advocates from around the globe came together to speak to their own needs and hold...Read more
This week, youth advocates from around the world are in New York for the Commission in Population and Development, the United Nations’ annual meeting on development, health and rights. This year’s meeting is focused on adolescents and youth, and these young advocates are in town to ensure that...Read more
This week, youth advocates from around the world are in New York for the Commission in Population and Development, the United Nations’ annual meeting on development, health and rights. This year’s meeting is focused on adolescents and youth, and these young advocates are in town to ensure that...Read more
International Planned Parenthood Federation is a global service provider and a leading advocate of sexual and reproductive health and rights for all. We are a movement of national organizations working with and for communities in 173 countries worldwide. The organization works to provide young...Read more
International Planned Parenthood Federation is a global service provider and a leading advocate of sexual and reproductive health and rights for all. We are a movement of national organizations working with and for communities in 173 countries worldwide. The organization works to provide young...Read more
As part of our series on the Commission on Population and Development (CPD), we've teamed up with YSafe to bring you accounts from youth advocates taking part in the convening. This is the second blog from David Lawrence, who came to New York from Liverpool, UK. As the negotiations continue at the...Read more
At the 45th Session of the Commission on Population and Development (CPD) —the main theme of which is “Adolescents and Youth”—there is an active participation of civil society groups and a special opportunity to take a look at the current status of young people in Latin America. What are Latin...Read more