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Blogs

Latest blogs from IPPF EN

Latest Blogs

A selection of blogs from across the Federation

EWAG in the EP 2019

European Network

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Girls Unite with Netflix to discuss harmful gender norms on and off screen

A society free from sexism and discrimination is only possible if we dismantle harmful gender norms and stereotypes.
European Parliament

27 September 2019

The proposed titles, allocation of portfolios, and the hierarchical structure of the new European Commission are a clear departure from the current state of affairs - and present both opportunities and challenges for advancing gender equality and sexual and reproductive health and rights in the EU and outside of its borders.

European Parliament

27 September 2019

The proposed titles, allocation of portfolios, and the hierarchical structure of the new European Commission are a clear departure from the current state of affairs - and present both opportunities and challenges for advancing gender equality and sexual and reproductive health and rights in the EU and outside of its borders.

Georgia, barriers to abortion

19 September 2019

Keti’s (not her real name) husband began to beat her after they’d been married for about six months. She was 17 years old. “At that age a person is not ready to be married, to undergo the hardship of having and raising kids,” she says.  

Georgia, barriers to abortion

19 September 2019

Keti’s (not her real name) husband began to beat her after they’d been married for about six months. She was 17 years old. “At that age a person is not ready to be married, to undergo the hardship of having and raising kids,” she says.  

Georgia, barriers to abortion

19 September 2019

Women in vulnerable situations and who are not financially independent are too often neglected by the system and the State at the expense of their sexual and reproductive safety and dignity.With no access to relationships and sexuality education, access to contraception or any other type of support, women like Marita are left behind.

Georgia, barriers to abortion

19 September 2019

Women in vulnerable situations and who are not financially independent are too often neglected by the system and the State at the expense of their sexual and reproductive safety and dignity.With no access to relationships and sexuality education, access to contraception or any other type of support, women like Marita are left behind.

Mozambique

29 May 2019

While sitting in a session on sexuality education at the Armando Emilio Guebuza school in Maputo we noticed how openly the students were talking about topics that are taboo in other spaces.

Mozambique

29 May 2019

While sitting in a session on sexuality education at the Armando Emilio Guebuza school in Maputo we noticed how openly the students were talking about topics that are taboo in other spaces.

European Parliament elections 2019

28 May 2019

MEPs play a huge role in securing reproductive freedom and gender equality in the EU and abroad. Following the election of a new European Parliament, IPPF EN will continue working closely with them to ensure that these issues remain high on the EU’s agenda. 

European Parliament elections 2019

28 May 2019

MEPs play a huge role in securing reproductive freedom and gender equality in the EU and abroad. Following the election of a new European Parliament, IPPF EN will continue working closely with them to ensure that these issues remain high on the EU’s agenda. 

Georgia abortion care

26 April 2019

Her story is similar to many women across Georgia whose life choices are limited because they have been denied a full education, and who get married young and are then expected to raise a family.

Georgia abortion care

26 April 2019

Her story is similar to many women across Georgia whose life choices are limited because they have been denied a full education, and who get married young and are then expected to raise a family.

European Parliament

27 September 2019

The proposed titles, allocation of portfolios, and the hierarchical structure of the new European Commission are a clear departure from the current state of affairs - and present both opportunities and challenges for advancing gender equality and sexual and reproductive health and rights in the EU and outside of its borders.

European Parliament

27 September 2019

The proposed titles, allocation of portfolios, and the hierarchical structure of the new European Commission are a clear departure from the current state of affairs - and present both opportunities and challenges for advancing gender equality and sexual and reproductive health and rights in the EU and outside of its borders.

Georgia, barriers to abortion

19 September 2019

Keti’s (not her real name) husband began to beat her after they’d been married for about six months. She was 17 years old. “At that age a person is not ready to be married, to undergo the hardship of having and raising kids,” she says.  

Georgia, barriers to abortion

19 September 2019

Keti’s (not her real name) husband began to beat her after they’d been married for about six months. She was 17 years old. “At that age a person is not ready to be married, to undergo the hardship of having and raising kids,” she says.  

Georgia, barriers to abortion

19 September 2019

Women in vulnerable situations and who are not financially independent are too often neglected by the system and the State at the expense of their sexual and reproductive safety and dignity.With no access to relationships and sexuality education, access to contraception or any other type of support, women like Marita are left behind.

Georgia, barriers to abortion

19 September 2019

Women in vulnerable situations and who are not financially independent are too often neglected by the system and the State at the expense of their sexual and reproductive safety and dignity.With no access to relationships and sexuality education, access to contraception or any other type of support, women like Marita are left behind.

Mozambique

29 May 2019

While sitting in a session on sexuality education at the Armando Emilio Guebuza school in Maputo we noticed how openly the students were talking about topics that are taboo in other spaces.

Mozambique

29 May 2019

While sitting in a session on sexuality education at the Armando Emilio Guebuza school in Maputo we noticed how openly the students were talking about topics that are taboo in other spaces.

European Parliament elections 2019

28 May 2019

MEPs play a huge role in securing reproductive freedom and gender equality in the EU and abroad. Following the election of a new European Parliament, IPPF EN will continue working closely with them to ensure that these issues remain high on the EU’s agenda. 

European Parliament elections 2019

28 May 2019

MEPs play a huge role in securing reproductive freedom and gender equality in the EU and abroad. Following the election of a new European Parliament, IPPF EN will continue working closely with them to ensure that these issues remain high on the EU’s agenda. 

Georgia abortion care

26 April 2019

Her story is similar to many women across Georgia whose life choices are limited because they have been denied a full education, and who get married young and are then expected to raise a family.

Georgia abortion care

26 April 2019

Her story is similar to many women across Georgia whose life choices are limited because they have been denied a full education, and who get married young and are then expected to raise a family.