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25-year-old Bahlakoana Malelu is a volunteer with the Lesotho Planned Parenthood Association (LPPA). LPPA is IPPFAR’s Member Association in Lesotho. In this article, Bahlakoana talks about his experiences as a youth volunteer with LPPA. “I came to learn about LPPA ...
Liz Akoth* is 18 years old. She is currently attending a local secondary school within Shauri Yako, Homa Bay County, Kenya. She fervently dreams of becoming a nurse, one day. Will she realize her dream? Is a question that bothers ...
31-year-old Kekeletso Lisebo* is a peer educator with Lesotho Planned Parenthood Association (LPPA) . LPPA is IPPFAR’s Member Association in Lesotho. Kekeletso has been involved in the organization’s activities since 2011 when she participated in the Morning Star Project. The ...
Cervical Cancer in Sexual and Reproductive Health Cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer among women worldwide. However, the problem disproportionately affects women in developing countries and ranks as either the first or second most common cancer. (Pimple S,2016) ...
On 19th October 2018, stakeholders in Kenya came together in the sprawling Kibera Slum to officially mark the International Day of the Girl Child. The theme for the year was With her: A skilled work force . International Day of ...
IPPF’s Member Association (MA) in Burundi - Association Burundaise pour le Bien-Etre Familial (ABUBEF) complements the government’s efforts in meeting the health needs of the population. This it does through implementation of various programs and projects whose focus is largely ...
What if we all stood right by her? These are the sentiments that overwhelmed the room during the training of about 25 journalists on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) on 3rd Oct 2018 at Alisa Hotel, Accra, Ghana. ...
Between 31st September and 1st October, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) across Africa met in Accra, Ghana to review progress on the Addis Ababa Declaration on Population and Development (AADPD) 2014. The two-day consultative meeting was an opportunity for the CSOs ...
Her life in a slum in Nairobi At 23, Mercy Atieno has procured four unsafe abortions with the fourth one being nearly fatal. Mercy grew up in densely populated informal settlement in Nairobi. Access to basic needs was and still ...
31-year-old Nthabiseng Chetane’s choice of health facility whenever she needs respective services is the Lesotho Planned Parenthood Association (LPPA) Thakaneng clinic, located in the capital city of Maseru. Nthabiseng is also a volunteer peer educator who has been involved in ...