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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Infographic: Why do young people in Latin America and the Caribbean need Comprehensive Sexuality Education?]

At the 2008 International AIDS Conference in Mexico City, thirty health and education ministers from Latin America and the Caribbean pledged to dramatically increase young people’s access to comprehensive sexuality education and sexual and reproductive health services by 2015. Over the past few years, we have worked in collaboration with Demysex (Mexico) to support a […]

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Poster – Youth Friendly Services

This poster provides health care providers and young clients with an easy-to-understand explanation of what it means to offer youth friendly services. It is meant to be displayed in prominent locations within the clinic or health center to inform young people about what they can expect from their sexual and reproductive health care service providers […]

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