Realizing that a holistic and accurate sex education program relies on more than just the school system, NGOs have stepped in to fill the gap. The Jamaica Family Planning Association (JFPA) is one organization working to empower young people--and the institutions that serve them--to access sexual...Read more
On today's National Day, Jamaica is celebrating a half-century of independence. As the country enters its 50th year of sovereignty, our partner FAMPLAN Jamaica is approaching its own anniversary: 55 years of bringing sexual and reproductive health and rights to all Jamaicans. FAMPLAN has played a...Read more
On February 13th, the Executive Director of FAMPLAN Jamaica, Rachel Ustanny, made a guest appearance on the morning television show Smile Jamaica to promote the country's Safer Sex Week, held February 12th to 18th. Valentine's Day presents a big opportunity for our Member Association to promote the...Read more
On February 13th, the Executive Director of FAMPLAN Jamaica, Rachel Ustanny, made a guest appearance on the morning television show Smile Jamaica to promote the country's Safer Sex Week, held February 12th to 18th. Valentine's Day presents a big opportunity for our Member Association to promote the...Read more
On January 29, the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) presented its first annual David Kato Vision and Voice Award to Maurice Tomlinson. Tomlinson, AIDS-Free World’s legal advisor on marginalized groups, received the award for his leadership in challenging homophobia in Jamaica...Read more
During the 2010 World Youth Conference in Leon, Mexico, FAMPLAN youth advocate Andre Robb spoke to Conversations for a Better World about why young people's participation at the conference are important. Andre believes young people wants to see something different happen for his generation and is...Read more