“Our mission is to provide safe, reliable birth control and family planning to all Antiguans and Barbudans.” With a fulltime staff of just five people, the Antigua Planned Parenthood Association provided nearly 14,000 sexual and reproductive health services in 2016. Learn more about their...Read more
You inspired us, lifted us up, and helped us make 2017 a year of progress and resilience for women and families across the Americas and Caribbean.
Watch our short film to reflect with us on everything we accomplished in 2017. Let's remember the activists who organized, the women who...Read more
Our local partner Mexfam responds to the needs of local communities following the record-breaking earthquake in September 2017.Read more
IPPF/WHR’s Youth Network is comprised of the next generation of activists working together and across borders to create a world where every young person’s sexual and reproductive rights are protected and guaranteed. This is their message for IPPF/WHR supporters who share their vision and...Read more
Heidy Escalante, a nurse with one of APROFAM’s mobile health units, rises at four each morning to prepare for the day. Since the units are on the road for approximately 20 days each month, Heidy, who is also studying at Carrera en Ciencias y Letras, is often left with little time to spend with...Read more
Through its mobile health units, our local partner—CIES—works to ensure all women, men, and young people living in remote areas of Bolivia are able to receive the sexual and reproductive health services they want, need, and deserve.
Watch this video to learn more about the health care...Read more
This poster provides health care providers and young clients with an easy-to-understand explanation of what it means to offer youth friendly services. It is meant to be displayed in prominent locations within the clinic or health center to inform young people about what they can expect from...Read more
At the 2008 International AIDS Conference in Mexico City, thirty health and education ministers from Latin America and the Caribbean pledged to dramatically increase young people’s access to comprehensive sexuality education and sexual and reproductive health services by 2015. Over the past few...Read more
Political, health, and human rights leaders from more than 20 countries gathered for the World Leaders Consultation on Safe and Legal Abortion at Airlie Center, Virginia, on March 24-25, 2014. Set against the backdrop of the 20-year review by the United Nations of the Program of Action of the...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...Read more