When picturing Belize, many people imagine beaches, snorkeling, and Mayan ruins. The Caribbean country is about the same size as the state of Massachusetts, and has a population of just over 324,000. The people who live in Belize are as diverse as its environmental attractions. Because of its...Read more
When picturing Belize, many people imagine beaches, snorkeling, and Mayan ruins. The Caribbean country is about the same size as the state of Massachusetts, and has a population of just over 324,000. The people who live in Belize are as diverse as its environmental attractions. Because of its...Read more
I recently conducted a sexual health training with a group of employees. After the session ended, one of the men who had attended approached me. Within earshot of the other participants, he interrogated me about whether I had children. When I told him I did not, he responded that by now—the ripe "...Read more
"We welcome Pope Francis’ desire to find 'a new balance' within the Catholic Church and ensure it is truly ‘a home for all,’” said Carmen Barroso, Regional Director of International Planned Parenthood Region/Western Hemisphere Region. “The recognition that the church is out of step with modern...Read more
"We welcome Pope Francis’ desire to find 'a new balance' within the Catholic Church and ensure it is truly ‘a home for all,’” said Carmen Barroso, Regional Director of International Planned Parenthood Region/Western Hemisphere Region. “The recognition that the church is out of step with modern...Read more
Decades before Sheryl Sanberg told women to "lean in" or Anne-Marie Slaughter explained why women still can’t have it all, a Muslim mother of five broke through the glass ceiling at the United Nations. As the former executive director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Dr. Nafis Sadik...Read more
Since I began my internship in July, I have had the opportunity to contribute to the celebrations, new initiatives, and campaigns surrounding IPPF’s 60th anniversary. This is a major accomplishment. Over the span of 60 years, IPPF has become the world's largest organization in the field of sexual...Read more
Since I began my internship in July, I have had the opportunity to contribute to the celebrations, new initiatives, and campaigns surrounding IPPF’s 60th anniversary. This is a major accomplishment. Over the span of 60 years, IPPF has become the world's largest organization in the field of sexual...Read more
Last week in Mexico City, Regional Advocacy Officer Flor Hunt attended the Consultation of the Americas, “A New Culture of Health in the School Context.” The meeting brought together the Ministers of Education and other health and education experts from fifteen Latin American and Caribbean...Read more
In times of violence and tragedy, the most extraordinary results can be achieved. After the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, a coalition of international and Haitian organizations came together to ensure girls' needs would not be overlooked. The Haiti Adolescent Girls Network is committed to protecting...Read more