Young people between the ages of 10 and 24 account for more than a third of the Bolivian population. The issues related to their sexual and reproductive health are staggering: • Every hour in Bolivia, three teenagers get pregnant. • One in five Bolivian youth are unaware of any contraceptive method...Read more
Young people between the ages of 10 and 24 account for more than a third of the Bolivian population. The issues related to their sexual and reproductive health are staggering: • Every hour in Bolivia, three teenagers get pregnant. • One in five Bolivian youth are unaware of any contraceptive method...Read more
In August 2008, at the International AIDS Conference in Mexico City, health and education ministers from Latin America and the Caribbean signed a historic agreement— the Ministerial Declaration, “Preventing through Education” —to dramatically increase young people’s access to comprehensive...Read more
In August 2008, at the International AIDS Conference in Mexico City, health and education ministers from Latin America and the Caribbean signed a historic agreement— the Ministerial Declaration, “Preventing through Education” —to dramatically increase young people’s access to comprehensive...Read more
We are an agile and sophisticated network of advocates for sexual and reproductive health and rights that works in nearly every country throughout the Americas. IPPF/WHR works side-by-side with individuals and organizations to strengthen their advocacy skills and develop robust civil society...Read more
We are an agile and sophisticated network of advocates for sexual and reproductive health and rights that works in nearly every country throughout the Americas. IPPF/WHR works side-by-side with individuals and organizations to strengthen their advocacy skills and develop robust civil society...Read more
According to a report by the ACLU, Puerto Rico has the highest per capita rate in the world of women over 14 killed by their partners. Year after year, women and girls lose their lives, and we still do not have an effective answer to end gender-based violence. Violence against women and girls is...Read more
Today's generation of young people is the largest the world has ever known, and it's important for Latin American and Caribbean youth to have a say in the policies that affect our lives. Although the conversations may at times be tense or challenging, young people's experiences and expertise will...Read more
In collaboration with CEPAM, IPPF/WHR's local Member Association in Ecuador, 26-year-old Cinthia has been mobilizing young people for several years to demand the inclusion of sexual and reproductive health for youth in the country's legislature. If passed, Ecuadorian youth will have better access...Read more
In collaboration with CEPAM, IPPF/WHR's local Member Association in Ecuador, 26-year-old Cinthia has been mobilizing young people for several years to demand the inclusion of sexual and reproductive health for youth in the country's legislature. If passed, Ecuadorian youth will have better access...Read more