The Supreme Court of the United States has finally determined that the Constitution requires that all states allow same-sex marriages, and recognize unions performed in other states. This ruling confirms matrimony as a constitutional and equal right in the entire country. “Health and well-being for...Read more
Last week, I had the opportunity to attend the launch of State of the World's Fathers at the United Nations. The report, produced by the global alliance MenCare, provides an excellent overview of men's roles within families, in the home, and in the health system. Above all, the report highlights...Read more
Each year, activists around the world recognize April as both Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) and Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) Awareness Month . Although these seem like separate issues, they share a common goal when it comes to public health policy and programs: the empowerment of...Read more
Each year, activists around the world recognize April as both Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) and Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) Awareness Month . Although these seem like separate issues, they share a common goal when it comes to public health policy and programs: the empowerment of...Read more
The Department of Justice of Puerto Rico announced on Friday that the island’s government would no longer defend the constitutionality of Article 68 of the Puerto Rican Civil Code, which states that marriage is only between a man and a woman. With this decision, Puerto Rico has reversed its...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
“You don’t have to be gay to be a supporter; you just have to be human.” – Daniel Radcliffe, actor and gay rights activist This simple quote speaks to the importance of LGBTIQ activism in the post-2015 development agenda. The post-2015 agenda should take a human rights based approach to development...Read more