Last year, I traveled to Bolivia to get a firsthand glimpse of the work of our local Member Association CIES . It's hard to forget the twenty-minute drive from the airport to La Paz's city center. Nestled high above Bolivia's capital city, the airport is located in El Alto, which offers a sweeping...Read more
This week IPPF/WHR is joining health advocates from around the world to celebrate every woman’s right to dignity, respect, and skilled healthcare on the second annual International Day for Maternal Health and Rights. Maternal health encompasses the health of women during pregnancy, childbirth, and...Read more
This week IPPF/WHR is joining health advocates from around the world to celebrate every woman’s right to dignity, respect, and skilled healthcare on the second annual International Day for Maternal Health and Rights. Maternal health encompasses the health of women during pregnancy, childbirth, and...Read more
This is the second of a two-part blog about IPPF’s participation at the U.N’s Commission on the Status of Women. The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women recognizes that States parties are obliged to include advice on family planning and to guarantee women’s...Read more
This is the second of a two-part blog about IPPF’s participation at the U.N’s Commission on the Status of Women. The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women recognizes that States parties are obliged to include advice on family planning and to guarantee women’s...Read more
This is the first of a two-part blog about IPPF’s participation at the UN’s Commission on the Status of Women. Each year advocates, representatives, and policy makers from around the world gather for the United Nation’s Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) – the principal global policy-making...Read more
This is the first of a two-part blog about IPPF’s participation at the UN’s Commission on the Status of Women. Each year advocates, representatives, and policy makers from around the world gather for the United Nation’s Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) – the principal global policy-making...Read more
Today marks the 42nd anniversary of Roe v. Wade – the landmark Supreme Court case that legalized abortion in the United States. This was a major victory for women and reproductive health, rights, and justice advocates in the U.S. because it finally placed the decision to terminate a pregnancy where...Read more
Today marks the 42nd anniversary of Roe v. Wade – the landmark Supreme Court case that legalized abortion in the United States. This was a major victory for women and reproductive health, rights, and justice advocates in the U.S. because it finally placed the decision to terminate a pregnancy where...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