International Planned Parenthood Federation

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International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) "is a global service provider and a leading advocate of sexual and reproductive health and rights for all...

"We are a global network of Member Associations, and we work in over 150 countries - providing and campaigning for sexual and reproductive health care and rights.

"IPPF was formed in 1952 at the Third International Conference on Planned Parenthood in Bombay, India." [1]

  • Income in 2008 of US$119.6 million.
  • Expenditure in 2008 of US$121.4 million.

"It was the result of campaigning by a handful of brave and angry women, including Margaret Sanger from America, Elise Ottesen-Jensen from Sweden and Dhanvanthi Rama Rau from India, who were imprisoned for their assertion that women had the right to control their own fertility." [2]

Trustees (2009)

Accessed August 2009: [3]

Governing Council Members entitled to vote Elected regional representatives: November 2008 – May 2011

Africa Region

Arab World Region

East, South East Asia and Oceania Region

Europe Region

South Asia Region

Western Hemisphere Region

Partners

Accessed August 2009: [4]

Contact

Web: http://www.ippf.org

Resources and articles

Related Sourcewatch articles

References

  1. About, International Planned Parenthood Federation, accessed August 6, 2009.
  2. History, International Planned Parenthood Federation, accessed August 6, 2009.
  3. Trustees, International Planned Parenthood Federation, accessed August 6, 2009.
  4. IPPF’s Annual Performance Report 2007-8, International Planned Parenthood Federation, accessed August 6, 2009.