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  • Building youth leadership for comprehensive reproductive rights

    Leila Hessini, Director of Community Mobilization and Youth LeadershipWoodrow Wilson Center January 11, 2012

  • Everywoman includingadolescentsandyouthhasaright tothehighestattainablestandardofhealthandtosafereproductive healthchoices,includingsafeabortioncare.

    WhoWeAre

    Ipasbelieves:

    Ipasis:

    A globalNGOdedicatedtopromotingwomenssexualandreproductiverightsandendingpreventabledeathsanddisabilitiesfromunsafeabortion.

  • Maternalmortality

    358, 000

    25%

    2x as high

    5x as high

  • Sexualandreproductivehealth

    87 Million46 Million21.6 Million98.33%30-60%

  • Theworldsabortionlaws

    http://worldabortionlaws.com/map/

  • 47,000womendieeachyearduetounsafeabortionsYoungwomenaccountforonaverage46%ofthesedeaths

  • Youthanddiversity

    Differentbackgrounds

    Differentstagesoflife

    Differentindividualneeds

  • Barriersforyoungwomen

    Genderrolesandstigmaaroundyouthsexuality

    Genderbasedviolence

    Childmarriage

    Poorknowledgeofabortionlaws,servicesandtechnology

    Lackofyouthfocusedservices

    Healthprovidersattitudes

  • WhatWeDo

    AdvocacyworkinMalawi

    YAATinZambia

    ServiceDeliveryandCommunityEducationandOutreachinNepal

    HotlinesinLatinAmerica

  • WhatWeDo

    MedicalStudentsInitiatives

    Linkinglocal,regionalandglobalefforts

  • IpasResources

  • IpasResources