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
“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
Twenty-five years ago, Chile enacted the most restrictive ban against abortion in the world. It is one of six countries that prohibit abortion without exception—even when a pregnancy is the result of sexual violence or endangers a woman's life. Even when the life that’s endangered is that of an 11-...Read more
Twenty-five years ago, Chile enacted the most restrictive ban against abortion in the world. It is one of six countries that prohibit abortion without exception—even when a pregnancy is the result of sexual violence or endangers a woman's life. Even when the life that’s endangered is that of an 11-...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