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In order to enhance the quality of care and discipline among its service providers, the Lesotho Planned Parenthood Association (LPPA) has developed a system that strives to promote and maintain a culture of excellence in service provision. This is through ...
Women’s and adolescents’ sexual and reproductive health is related to multiple human rights, including the right to life, the right to be free from torture, the right to health, the right to privacy, the right to education, and the prohibition ...
23-year-old Ambrose Akanyihayo is a university student and the Youth Action Movement (YAM) Chairperson in our Member Association in Uganda. YAM is the youth arm of IPPF Africa Region’s volunteer body based within the Member Associations (MAs). In this article, ...
According to the recently launched State of African Women (SoAW) Report) one in three African women experience Gender Based Violence (GBV) in their life. Social norms and attitudes are key to social acceptability of violence. In several African countries for ...
VOTE OF THANKS OF THE IPPF AFRICAN JOURNALISTS NETWORK AT THE 2018 SRHR JOURNALISTS AWARD CEREMONY MADE BY ELISE KENIMBENI-MEMBER OF THE NETWORK Ladies and gentlemen, Distinguished guests, Fellow peers of the IPPF Journalists network, It is a pleasure for ...
25-year-old Bahlakoana Malelu is a volunteer with the Lesotho Planned Parenthood Association (LPPA). LPPA is IPPFAR’s Member Association in Lesotho. In this article, Bahlakoana talks about his experiences as a youth volunteer with LPPA. “I came to learn about LPPA ...
Liz Akoth* is 18 years old. She is currently attending a local secondary school within Shauri Yako, Homa Bay County, Kenya. She fervently dreams of becoming a nurse, one day. Will she realize her dream? Is a question that bothers ...
31-year-old Kekeletso Lisebo* is a peer educator with Lesotho Planned Parenthood Association (LPPA) . LPPA is IPPFAR’s Member Association in Lesotho. Kekeletso has been involved in the organization’s activities since 2011 when she participated in the Morning Star Project. The ...
Cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer among women worldwide. However, the problem disproportionately affects women in developing countries and ranks as either the first or second most common cancer. (Pimple S,2016) Human papillomavirus (HPV), especially type 16 and ...
On 19th October 2018, stakeholders in Kenya came together in the sprawling Kibera Slum to officially mark the International Day of the Girl Child. The theme for the year was With her: A skilled work force . International Day of ...