On a steamy Monday morning, I set off in a small boat with our local partner Profamilia. We traveled by open boat for an hour to Beté, a small community in Colombia’s remote Choco region. Along the way, we passed palm trees, tiny homes perched on stilts on the riverbank, and boats filled to the...Read more
On a steamy Monday morning, I set off in a small boat with our local partner Profamilia. We traveled by open boat for an hour to Beté, a small community in Colombia’s remote Choco region. Along the way, we passed palm trees, tiny homes perched on stilts on the riverbank, and boats filled to the...Read more
The following are remarks made by Esther Vicente, President of IPPF/WHR, at the Women’s Day March against the Global Gag Rule in Washington. Resistencia. Resistencia. This is the response to the reinstatement of the global gag rule that I hear echoing throughout Latin America and the Caribbean...Read more
The following are remarks made by Esther Vicente, President of IPPF/WHR, at the Women’s Day March against the Global Gag Rule in Washington. Resistencia. Resistencia. This is the response to the reinstatement of the global gag rule that I hear echoing throughout Latin America and the Caribbean...Read more
Every year, almost four million women and girls in Latin America risk their lives by having an abortion that is illegal and unsafe. Latin America has the dubious distinction of having the most restrictive laws against abortion in the world—and also the highest incidence of unsafe abortion. The...Read more
Every year, almost four million women and girls in Latin America risk their lives by having an abortion that is illegal and unsafe. Latin America has the dubious distinction of having the most restrictive laws against abortion in the world—and also the highest incidence of unsafe abortion. The...Read more
The 47th session of the UN Commission on Population and Development ended early Saturday morning with a call from governments to promote gender equality and sexual and reproductive health and rights as key priorities for sustainable development. The Commission urged world leaders to integrate these...Read more
The 47th session of the UN Commission on Population and Development ended early Saturday morning with a call from governments to promote gender equality and sexual and reproductive health and rights as key priorities for sustainable development. The Commission urged world leaders to integrate these...Read more
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development, where nations across the globe declared that reproductive rights are human rights. Now, as governments gather this week at the United Nations for the annual Commission on Population and Development (...Read more
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development, where nations across the globe declared that reproductive rights are human rights. Now, as governments gather this week at the United Nations for the annual Commission on Population and Development (...Read more