In 2019, IPPF delivered 252.3 million sexual and reproductive health services and contributed to 141 policy and legal changes in support of sexual and reproductive health and rights.
“There are still certain sensitive topics that still present an issue when trying to bring it forward in certain spaces."
“FAMPLAN provides the space or capacity for young people who they engage on a regular basis to grow — whether through outreach, rap sessions, educational sessions. The organization provides them with an opportunity to grow and build their capacity as it relates to advocating for sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) amongst their other peers,” she said.
“I remember some time ago a lady beat her daughter the first time she had her period”
From their inception, cultural barriers and stigma have threatened the work of the Jamaica Family Planning Association (JFPA). Nurse Boyd-Brown talks about her time at JFPA.