Research has long shown that women and girls who experience gender-based violence at the hands of their husbands or sexual partners often experience poor reproductive health and unintended pregnancy. This issue is heightened in humanitarian settings, where women and girls are at increased risk of sexual and gender-based violence.
In flood-hit Pakistan, Ipas is ensuring reproductive health care
With a third of Pakistan underwater due to record flooding from the 2022 monsoon season, the United Nations Population Fund estimates that around 1.6 million women of reproductive age, including nearly 130,000 pregnant women, need immediate sexual and reproductive health services in flood-affected areas.
Advocating for women-led climate justice in Nepal
How is climate change affecting the sexual and reproductive health and rights of women and girls in Nepal? And what can be done to ensure they have leadership roles as climate change response plans are developed in local communities?
Safeguarding abortion access during political and pandemic crisis in Myanmar
Expanding abortion access for sexual violence survivors in Indonesia
‘The medicines float away in the flood. What do we do then?’
Provider as Champion: Pakistan
Impact of COVID-19 motivates youth leader to support access to abortion care ‘more than ever’
Rina Pradhan is a youth leader working in rural communities of Jharkhand. After receiving training from the Ipas Development Foundation (IDF), she began conducting community and school-level meetings to provide information on accessing safe, timely sexual and reproductive health services.
Taking action to ‘shift the paradigm’ on postabortion care in Indonesia
Ipas Indonesia is using the momentum of new national guidelines on postabortion care to “shift the paradigm” on women’s reproductive health in the country.
With COVID-19 surging, Ipas Nepal donates more PPE to health workers
Free postabortion and contraceptive care now within reach of millions in Pakistan
Short film helps bring sexuality education to young audiences in Indonesia
Community radio is a vital part of this multi-year family planning project in Bangladesh
As part of a multi-year project launched by Ipas Bangladesh and partners in 2017, listeners can now join a club devoted to reproductive health, with a focus on modern contraception.
Yukti Yojana recognized as a Best Practice
Yukti Yojana – A Public Private Partnership for Expanding Availability of Safe Abortion Services in Bihar, featured in the compendium of successful projects in the field of Maternal, Newborn and Child Health that was launched in a conference ‘Sharing of Best Practices: Improving Maternal, New Born and Child Health in India’. The conference was jointly organised by FICCI Aditya Birla CSR Centre of Excellence and Glenmark Pharmaceuticals’ CSR arm Glenmark Foundation on March 28, 2018 in New Delhi.