IPPF
Non-governmental Organization based in United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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17 Feb 2017 description

The Australian Parliamentary Group on Population and Development (APGPD) welcomes the commitment by the Australian Government to continue funding the International Planned Parenthood Federation’s work with women during humanitarian crises. Over 800 women and girls are dying every day from complications in pregnancy and childbirth. Three in five preventable maternal deaths occur in conflict, displacement and natural disasters.

15 Feb 2017 description

Amran is a small city about fifty kilometres north-west of Yemen’s capital, Sana’a.

More than 58,000 internally displaced people are living in Amran, according to one report from the Task Force on Population Movements. This is the highest number of displaced people in the country. Amran is one of the poorest areas, with very low health indicators.

02 Aug 2016 description

Aug 2, 2016: New Delhi: Manila: The International Planned Parenthood Federation through its humanitarian wing, the SPRINT Initiative, is providing humanitarian assistance in the conflict-affected areas of Cotabato in the Philippines.

02 Jun 2016 description

02 June, 2016: New Delhi/Colombo: The International Planned Parenthood Federation through its humanitarian assistance program, the SPRINT Initiative, is providing Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) services to the flood and landslide affected people of the island country of Sri Lanka.

16 May 2016 description

Introduction

Human trafficking is the exploitation of human beings through forced labor or slavery, or commercial sexual exploitation. It occurs both across and within national borders and can affect men, women, and children. Although the global and regional impact of trafficking is difficult to measure, data do show that it is on the rise in many areas and that women and girls are particularly vulnerable.