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While the global attention and efforts are focused on dealing with the COVID 19 pandemic, the ever-present human rights crisis named Gender Based Violence (GBV) is steadily peaking in its incidence and intensity! The strategies to effectively delay the transmission ...
New data from the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) reveals how opponents of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) around the world are attempting to use the COVID-19 pandemic as cover to try to push back against progressive reforms ...
The MTP (Amendment) Bill, 2020 passed by the Lok Sabha (Lower House of Parliament) has indeed been a momentous victory for women and girls of India. The celebrations are incomplete without recognising the tireless efforts of Family Planning Association of ...
Since August 25, more than 604 000 arrivals of Rohingyas from Myanmar have been recorded in Bangladesh Most of them are taking shelter in makeshift settlements in dire conditions and are entirely dependent on humanitarian aid for survival. The population ...
Family Planning Association of Nepal celebrated 'International Women’s Day' on 8th March 2017 by organising two Cervical Cancer Screening Camps in the Urban slum of Shiddhipur and Patan respectively. These camps focused on poor, marginalised, socially excluded and underserved populations ...
Our Member Association in Afghanistan, Afghan Family Guidance Association (AFGA) observed ‘International Women’s Day’ by collaborating with Football Federation who had organised a futsal tournament between their 8 teams of Kabul school girls. The futsal tournament concluded on 8th March ...
New legislation in Bangladesh which will allow girls under the age of 18 to be married-off legally in “special circumstances” is a step backwards for young woman, the International Planned Parenthood Federation has warned. The Child Marriage restraint Bill 2017 ...