Welcome to IPPF
About IPPF Americas and the Caribbean Region
IPPF has been a presence in the Americans and the Caribbean for almost 70 years. IPPF Americas and the Caribbean is committed to providing life-saving sexual and reproductive healthcare to those who are in need, especially to women, girls, and those from poor and marginalized communities.
7 November 2020
US Election 2020: The people of the United States have voted for change and progress
It is hard to overstate the global damage to sexual and reproductive health and rights by the Trump Administration, and the global effort and collaboration which will be required under President-elect Biden to undo the harm.
How do Women in the Peruvian Jungle Access Family Planning?
Latin America and the Caribbean has the second highest rate of adolescent pregnancies in the world. Nearly 40% of women become pregnant before the age of twenty, and 1 in 5 births are to adolescent women. Pregnancy is the leading cause of death for women ages 15-44 years old.
Being part of IPPF: what it means for INPPARES, Peru
IPPF interviewed the Peruvian Institute for Responsible Parenthood’s (INPPARES) Executive Director, Irma Ramos, to discuss what it means to be a member of a global Federation like IPPF, and what her hopes are for the Americas region. This interview is available in English and Spanish.