On Saturday, IPPF/WHR staff and supporters will take to the streets of DC, New York and cities throughout the region, joining the collective roar that women’s rights are human rights. We are marching for many reasons. Some of us are mad. Some of us are scared. Some us don’t know what else to do...Read more
Many countries battling the Zika virus have draconian abortion laws and limited access to reproductive health care, leaving pregnant women little choice but to risk delivering babies with birth defects. Health advocates have gone on the warpath against such restrictive policies. Among them is...Read more
Since the virus first emerged in Latin America at the end of 2015, Zika has been the topic of discussion among individuals working on sexual and reproductive rights. There was no history of the virus in the region, it was spreading rapidly, and there was great uncertainty about the extent of its...Read more
Cervical cancer is the most prevalent and lethal cancer among women in Bolivia, creating a serious public health and economic burden for an already struggling country. Our Member Association in Bolivia, CIES, began a successful cervical cancer prevention project and vaccinated more than 75,000...Read more
Cervical cancer is the most prevalent and lethal cancer among women in Bolivia, creating a serious public health and economic burden for an already struggling country. Our Member Association in Bolivia, CIES, began a successful cervical cancer prevention project and vaccinated more than 75,000...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
Earlier this month the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon, identified women’s empowerment and global health as priority issues during his second term. In order to help jumpstart these goals, we’ve thought of actions the United Nations can take to support the sexual and...Read more