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.
Providing information and contraceptive care to young people
For over fifteen years FPA has worked in partnership with one of the largest secondary schools on the island. The FPA team visits the school on a monthly basis to provide guidance, counseling, and contraceptive care to students and to help ensure they stay in school to complete their education.
FPA teams up with a school social worker
Famia Planea Aruba (FPA) places great value on the relationship they have with Adriana, the social worker at EPB San Nicolas School. Adriana is the person who has the most contact with the students, and the one most students turn to when they need help.
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.