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
A big perk of my job is that I get to talk a lot about sex and sexuality education to a variety of audiences. When you ask the average person (someone who doesn’t talk about sex all day) what “sex ed” is, they probably think of the classic drawing of a uterus, explanations of where babies come from...Read more
During the course of my work supporting the expansion and strengthening of abortion services for young women in Latin America and the Caribbean, I have visited many countries where abortion is permitted in only limited circumstances. One such circumstance is when a woman is the victim of sexual...Read more
During the course of my work supporting the expansion and strengthening of abortion services for young women in Latin America and the Caribbean, I have visited many countries where abortion is permitted in only limited circumstances. One such circumstance is when a woman is the victim of sexual...Read more
As the planet braces for the arrival of the 7th billionth person on October 31, the media has been abuzz: what are the things we can do as a planet to speed economic development? What about climate change? Can the earth support that many people? At IPPF/WHR, we have a different question: what does...Read more
Finishing the 44th Commission on Population and Development, the youth from Latin America and the Caribbean have placed their efforts on comprehensive sexual education, access to sexual and reproductive health services, sexual and reproductive rights and youth participation. This process has...Read more
Finishing the 44th Commission on Population and Development, the youth from Latin America and the Caribbean have placed their efforts on comprehensive sexual education, access to sexual and reproductive health services, sexual and reproductive rights and youth participation. This process has...Read more
Located in Central America, El Salvador is the most densely populated country in the Americas. With the collapse of international coffee prices, the economic situation has worsened in some rural areas and placed financial pressures on youth. Our Member Association in El Salvador, ADS, is the...Read more