Gender Equality Must Be Prioritized In The Caribbean

GENDER EQUALITY MUST BE PRIORITIZED IN THE CARIBBEAN #choosetochallenge   The Caribbean Family Planning Affiliation (CFPA) joins the rest of the world in celebrating International Women’s Day and all the women in leadership at the forefront of movements for change towards gender equality, particularly in the Caribbean. This year’s theme: Women leaders: For an equal future in […]

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Protecting Women’s Health Is Crucial For A Healthy Society

In one bold stroke of his pen, President Biden, a devout Catholic, repealed the Global Gag Rule (GGR), and extended a range of other actions in health, including funding for UNFPA. In an interview the President said that he ended the policy as part of an effort to “protect women’s health at home and abroad”. […]

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International Youth Day message from the Caribbean Family Planning Affiliation

The Caribbean Family Planning Affiliation (CFPA) salutes all Youth in the Caribbean and joins the rest of the world in celebrating International Youth Day #IYD 2019, under the theme: Transforming Education. This year’s theme highlights the importance of making education work at its best for every adolescent and youth, identifying and reducing barriers that limit and hinder […]

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International Women’s Day Message 2019 – Caribbean Family Planning Affiliation

Today, March 8, 2019, the Caribbean Family Planning Affiliation (CFPA) salutes all women in the Caribbean and joins the rest of the world to celebrate the achievements of women, recognizing their work for gender justice and equality. International Women’s Day is also a time to reflect critically on the barriers that continue to impede women’s […]

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Caribbean Family Planning Associations boost skills in disaster risk reduction

Caribbean islands are among the most vulnerable to climate change impacts and are threatened by extreme weather patterns with hurricanes, earthquakes, flooding, volcanoes, droughts and other disasters often causing substantial destruction to communities and entire nations, with debilitating effects on families, communities and entire nations. Migration due to humanitarian crisis, especially from Venezuela in recent […]

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(Video) Opening ceremony of the Caribbean Coalition on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

Watch the opening ceremony of the Caribbean Coalition on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (CCSRHR), Advocacy Workshop at the Cara Lodge Hotel, Conference Room in Georgetown. The launch of this initiative is being coordinated by the CCSRHR with support given by the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF). (Duration: 1hr 38mins) For more details click […]

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First Lady calls for increased sexual reproductive health education

Georgetown, Guyana – (February 15, 2017) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, this morning, attended the opening ceremony of the Caribbean Coalition on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (CCSRHR), Advocacy Workshop at the Cara Lodge Hotel, Conference Room in Georgetown. The launch of this initiative is being coordinated by the CCSRHR with support given by […]

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Global Gag Rule Reinstated

PRESS RELEASE: GLOBAL GAG RULE On January 23, 2017, it was officially announced that the new President of the United States of American, Donald J. Trump, signed an executive order reinstating the Mexico City Policy (Global Gag Rule). It blocks organizations from receiving U.S. foreign assistance for health from providing information, referrals or services for […]

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Adolencent Pregnancy

Caribbean PSA Personal Pregnancy Story In the Caribbean, in collaboration with CFPA Affiliates, CFPA Associate Members, and UNFPA, CFPA has been lobbying for the implementation of the CARICOM Integrated Strategic Framework for the reduction of adolescent pregnancy in the Caribbean. The CARICOM Integrated Strategic Framework calls for, among other things, adolescent access to comprehensive sexuality […]

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