In my family, being pro-choice comes naturally. This is not just because the ghost of my grandmother, Margaret Sanger, would rise from her grave to wreak vengeance on any of her relations who dare stray from the path. It is also because the guys have the model of my grandfather, William Sanger, to...Read more
In my family, being pro-choice comes naturally. This is not just because the ghost of my grandmother, Margaret Sanger, would rise from her grave to wreak vengeance on any of her relations who dare stray from the path. It is also because the guys have the model of my grandfather, William Sanger, to...Read more
A sexual and reproductive health advocate’s work is never done. Although the 45th Session of the UN Commission on Population and Development just ended, it is already time to raise our voices in preparation for Rio+20, the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development that will convene in...Read more
A sexual and reproductive health advocate’s work is never done. Although the 45th Session of the UN Commission on Population and Development just ended, it is already time to raise our voices in preparation for Rio+20, the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development that will convene in...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
Today marks the beginning of the 45th meeting of the United Nations Commission for Population and Development —or CPD—in New York, and we will be covering the convening throughout the week. At the CPD, IPPF/WHR staff will be working with governments, youth advocates from the region, and our allies...Read more
Today marks the beginning of the 45th meeting of the United Nations Commission for Population and Development —or CPD—in New York, and we will be covering the convening throughout the week. At the CPD, IPPF/WHR staff will be working with governments, youth advocates from the region, and our allies...Read more
You can't make lasting change without two key ingredients: services that fill an unmet need and policies that support the provision of those vital services. Every year, our network of 40 Member Associations delivers high-quality sexual and reproductive health services to millions of people across...Read more
You can't make lasting change without two key ingredients: services that fill an unmet need and policies that support the provision of those vital services. Every year, our network of 40 Member Associations delivers high-quality sexual and reproductive health services to millions of people across...Read more
January 22nd marks the 39th anniversary of one of the most significant legal decisions of the 20th century, Roe v. Wade . This landmark ruling from the United States Supreme Court legalized abortion and changed the course of history for women in this country. Yet women in Latin America and the...Read more