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 […]
ZIKA VIRUS: MAKE YOUR EMERGENCY GIFT The Zika virus is spreading quickly through out Latin America and the Caribbean. The World Health Organization is estimating up to four million cases over the next year. In a region where many women have limited or no access to birth control and 6 countries ban abortion under all circumstances, the stakes […]
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Know your rights? Young people need and deserve information and education about sex and sexuality. You deserve to feel happy and confident; to know about respect for yourself and for others; and about enjoyment and pleasure. It’s your Right. Sexual rights are HUMAN RIGHTS. Sexuality education is more than just body biology and busting myths. It’s also about your personal, emotional […]
Global #DontShareZika campaign launched to spread the message with an educational video and condom giveaway. As the global focus shifts to Brazil, the world’s leading sexual wellbeing brand Durex and the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) have joined forces to launch #DontShareZika, a global campaign to raise awareness of the Zika virus, educate about its […]
Semana, Vida Moderna | September 13, 2016 Although Health Minister Alejandro Gaviria said that the teen pregnancy rates should have declined in Colombia, Latin America remains the region with the highest number of teen pregnancy rates in the world. These sexual health challenges were discussed during the Conference of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) […]
Campaigners are calling on Latin American governments to rethink their policies on contraception and abortion because of the spread of Zika virus, which they fear will lead to a rise in women’s deaths from unsafe abortions as well as the predicted surge in brain-damaged babies. Several governments in the region have advised women to postpone […]