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As we mark this International Day of Happiness - March 20, the State of the African Woman Campaign (SOAWC), are happy and excited to announce the launch of the brand new RightByHer website , which can be accessed here: https://rightbyher.org/ ...
Bilan* is a 17-year-old girl from Dire Dawa in Ethiopia. She is from the Somali community in Ethiopia. Her father and sister died leaving behind Bilan, her mother and grandmother. At the beginning of 2017, her mother and grandmother decided ...
Amina, a 24 year-old lady has been a sex worker for years. Her operation base is Eldoret town, in Kenya’s Rift Valley province. During the implementation of the Shujaa Project by Family Health Options Kenya (FHOK) in Eldoret, Amina was ...
Cynthia is a young 23 year-old lady from Kenya. She tells us of her experience working on a youth-centered project at Family Health Options Kenya (FHOK) . “Before I joined the Access, Services and Knowledge (ASK) project, I had never ...
23 year-old Nhanna Apami Intchami is a Youth Action Movement (YAM) member from the West-African country of Guinea Bissau . Tell us a little more about Nhanna, and your engagement in YAM –Guinea Bissau I come from a polygamous family. ...
African First Ladies have reaffirmed their commitment to work towards the securing, realization and extension of women’s rights as enshrined in the African policies through the State of the African Woman Campaign project. The project is sponsored by the European ...
40 year-old Lasme Eugenie smiles with good reason. We caught up with her at IPPF Africa Region’s Member Association in Cote d'Ivoire – The Association Ivoirienne pour le Bien-Etre Familial (AIBEF) clinic in Yopougon. Lasme been accessing reproductive health services, ...
By Joel Eklou *Read the French version of this story below. A rare scene was recently witnessed at t he Association Togolaise pour le Bien-Etre Familial (ATBEF ) main clinic in Lome, specifically at the vaccination section. In the waiting ...
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” that was held on 5th and 6th July 2017 in ...
Melvin Ouyo is the Hospital Matron at Family Health Options Kenya (FHOK) –Nairobi West clinic. The facility has been implementing the Cervical Cancer Screening and Preventative Therapy (CCSPT) –supported by the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPFAR) Africa Region. Melvin shares ...