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20 July 2017
Access to safe abortion care and services promoted by the newly inaugurated SADC Women’s Parliament
The Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) Inaugural Women’s Parliament has adopted The Access to Safe Abortion motion which was tabled by Honourable Thuli Dladla Member of Parliament of Swaziland. The ...
The Mahe Declaration – Reaching our goal of ending HIV for women and girls
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” ...
8 May 2017
Youth Volunteerism: Lessons from IPPF’s South Asia Region by Priya Kath
Ms. Priya Kath, a vibrant Youth Action Movement (YAM) advocate and representative from IPPF’s South Asia Region (IPPF-SARO) recently attended the IPPF Africa Region Volunteerism and Governance workshop from 27 ...
14 February 2017
The Demographic Dividend: Reproductive Health and Rights of Adolescents and Youth
Africa’s young people are the primary vehicle for realizing the demographic dividend and the principal engine for fostering development at all levels. An African Union (AU) Assembly decision in January ...
26 January 2017
African Parliamentarians are Key to the Realization of the Demographic Dividend
Thursday 26 January 2017, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Investment in family planning, girls and young women, and investments in young people are crucial elements in Africa’s quest to harnessing the demographic ...
“We are told that Youth are the Leaders of Tomorrow. But when Does Tomorrow Start?” –Michelle Phiri (Malawi)
Michelle Grace Phiri is a 19-year-old university student from Malawi. She is also an active member of the Youth Action Movement (YAM) in her country, and advocate against Child Early ...