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The International Planned Parenthood Federation Africa Region (IPPFAR) congratulates the Gabonese Republic on its recent removal of article 402 (5) in the penal code, which criminalized homosexuality. On 29 June 2020, Gabon’s Senate voted to repeal the country's sodomy law ...
5 August 2020 IPPF regrets the decision of the Western Hemisphere Region, taken by its Board, to withdraw from the Federation, and is deeply sorry to see a number of Member Associations from the region resign from IPPF. As the ...
Today, the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) Africa Regional Office and its member associations joins the Pan African’s Woman Organization (PAWO) in celebrating the Pan-African Women’s Day. On this day, we recognize PAWO’s dedicated efforts in enhancing the lives of ...
Nairobi, 11 July 2020 - As we celebrate the World Population Day today, we are cognizant of the fact that it has come at a very difficult time. The world is coping with the devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic ...
Young people in the Africa region, including programs targeting the promotion of their sexual reproductive health and well-being have been severely affected by COVID-19. Despite the challenges, Youth Action Movement (YAM) members continue to find innovative ways to ensure that ...
Nairobi, 16 juin 2020 - Chaque année, le 16 juin, l'Union africaine et ses États membres célèbrent la Journée de l'Enfant Africain (JEA). C'est une journée consacrée à la résolution du sort de l'enfant africain. Cette année, le thème de ...
Nairobi, 16 June 2020 - Each year, on 16 June, the African Union and its Member States observe the Day of the African Child (DAC). It is a day dedicated to addressing the plight of the African child. This year ...
By Marie-Evelyne Petrus-Barry The Africa Regional Office of the International Planned Parenthood Federation joins millions of Africans in commemorating the founding of the Organisation of Africa Unity (OAU) which is now known as the African Union (AU). The AU theme ...
7 mai 2020- Les autorités en Afrique subsaharienne doivent veiller à ce que les mesures adoptées pour faire face à la pandémie de COVID-19 comprennent des dispositions visant spécifiquement à protéger les femmes, soulignent Amnesty International, Women's Link Worldwide et ...
7 May 2020- Authorities in Sub-Saharan Africa must ensure their responses to the COVID-19 pandemic include specific protections for the rights of women and girls, International Planned Parenthood Federation Africa Region (IPPFAR), Amnesty International and Women's Link Worldwide said in ...