Slovakian abortion law stays intact!

      Slovak lawmakers have rejected a bill that would limit access to abortion in the country.   The bill, presented to the Parliament by three members of a conservative Slovak National Party two weeks ago, was drafted…

Slovakian Parliament discusses limiting access to abortion

    Slovak National Party presented Slovak government with a draft of a bill that will limit access to abortion in the country.  If introduced, proposed new legislation  would force women and persons seeking abortion to undergo…

Accelerating the Promise – a grassroots perspective

    Last week the governments of Kenya and Denmark, together with UNFPA, hosted the Nairobi Summit, acknowledging the long, hard journey we have had since the 1994 Cairo Conference on Population and Development (ICPD). The aim…

Catholic fundamentalists attempt to ban sexuality education in Poland

    Two days ago, the Polish government voted on a bill that would criminalise teaching comprehensive sexuality education in schools, stop doctors from prescribing contraceptives for anyone under 18 and put carers at risk of…

Joint civil society statement for International Safe Abortion Day

    Sexual Rights Initiative, the Center for Reproductive Rights, the Sexual and Reproductive Justice Coalition, Ipas, the Asia-Pacific Resource and Research Centre for Women, the Association for Women’s Rights in Development…

OSCE Survey: More than half of Moldovan women think domestic violence is private matter

    More than half of Moldovan women think that domestic violence is a private matter to be taken care of within the family. Also, half of women acknowledge that the wives must always obey their husbands even when they disagree.…

Social media campaign on the new Northern Macedonian abortion law

    On 4th of June 2019 HERA (Health Education and Research Association) has launched a social media campaign regarding the benefits from the recently adopted Abortion law in North Macedonia. Namely, within two weeks 5 animated…

WHO Consolidated Guideline on Self-Care Interventions for Health Published

    A new set of guidelines was recently published by WHO. The document, known as "WHO Consolidated Guideline on Self-Care Interventions for Health: Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights", is presented on WHO's website with…

We urge the new European Parliament to stand up for reproductive freedom, safety and dignity

    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…

On the Moral Aspect of Abortion

  A very interesting article was recently published online. We strongly recommend reading the whole piece called "On Abortion in the Context of Malta: a Medical Doctor's Perspective". Below, you can read a part on moral aspect…

New online tool helping with gathering informations on abortion rights in Europe

    A new tool was recently published online. As the website states: Exelgyn strives to further improve women’s healthcare and autonomy by expanding access to qualitative drugs worldwide. Thanks to this unique website, Exelgyn is…

Feminist leadership delivers on women’s human rights at the UN Commission on the Status of Women

  Feminist persistence at the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) has delivered new international standards on women’s human rights to social protection systems, access to public services, and sustainable infrastructure. These…

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