International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF)
Fédération internationale pour la planification familiale
Federación Internacional de Planificación de la Familia
1952-11-29 Mumbai India
Became a federation under present name at 3rd International Conference of the International Committee on Planned Parenthood, set up Sep 1949, following an international conference, Aug 1948, Cheltenham (UK). Previously also referred to in French as Fédération internationale pour le planning familial. Incorporated in UK by special Act of UK Parliament with effect from 1 Sep 1977. Regulations most recently amended 1998.
Provide global services; advocate sexual and reproductive health and rights for all; encourage individuals and women in particular, to take control of their reproductive lives; promote equality between men and women, aiming to eliminate gender biases, especially those that threaten the well-being of women and girls.
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Governing Council (meets twice a year); Regional Councils; International Medical Advisory Panel; Youth and Abortion Working Groups; Accreditation Team. Secretariat located in London (UK), divided into Central and Regional functional units. Regional Offices (6): Africa - Nairobi (Kenya); Arab World - Tunis (Tunisia); Europe - Brussels (Belgium); South Asia - Delhi (India); East, South East Asia and Oceania - Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia); Western Hemisphere - New York NY (USA). Regional Executive Committees; Membership and Audit Committees (meet twice a year); Specialist Committees and Panels. Committee meetings closed.
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