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Amina, a 24 year-old lady has been a sex worker for years. Her operation base is Eldoret town, in Kenya’s Rift Valley province. During the implementation of the Shujaa Project by Family Health Options Kenya (FHOK) in Eldoret, Amina was ...
Cynthia is a young 23 year-old lady from Kenya. She tells us of her experience working on a youth-centered project at Family Health Options Kenya (FHOK) . “Before I joined the Access, Services and Knowledge (ASK) project, I had never ...
23 year-old Nhanna Apami Intchami is a Youth Action Movement (YAM) member from the West-African country of Guinea Bissau . Tell us a little more about Nhanna, and your engagement in YAM –Guinea Bissau I come from a polygamous family. ...
African First Ladies have reaffirmed their commitment to work towards the securing, realization and extension of women’s rights as enshrined in the African policies through the State of the African Woman Campaign project. The project is sponsored by the European ...
40 year-old Lasme Eugenie smiles with good reason. We caught up with her at IPPF Africa Region’s Member Association in Cote d'Ivoire – The Association Ivoirienne pour le Bien-Etre Familial (AIBEF) clinic in Yopougon. Lasme been accessing reproductive health services, ...
By Joel Eklou *Read the French version of this story below. A rare scene was recently witnessed at t he Association Togolaise pour le Bien-Etre Familial (ATBEF ) main clinic in Lome, specifically at the vaccination section. In the waiting ...
The International Planned Parenthood Federation Africa Region (IPPFAR) participated in the 1st Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) Women’s Parliamentary forum dubbed “ Road 60/2: Ending HIV for women and girls” that was held on 5th and 6th July 2017 in ...
Melvin Ouyo is the Hospital Matron at Family Health Options Kenya (FHOK) –Nairobi West clinic. The facility has been implementing the Cervical Cancer Screening and Preventative Therapy (CCSPT) –supported by the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPFAR) Africa Region. Melvin shares ...
Kellen Mbabazi, 25, is married with two children aged 10 years and 4 years. She recently faced one of her greatest fears: getting screened for cervical cancer. “Cancer is a big deal in the community today. There are so many ...
Adeline Melom is a 20-year-old Youth Action Movement (YAM) member from Chad , in Central Africa. Adeline is attending activities around the 28th AU Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The theme of the Summit is: Investing in Youth in Order ...