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Carmen Barroso | 5-22-2011
Barbados Family Planning Association 57th Anniversary | Bridgetown, Barbados If we were to take a poll of the needs in the room, we would probably find that we share at least one thing in common “the need for something more, something greater in our lives.” That something more may take different... READ MORE
Dr. Gill Greer, Director-General, IPPF | 9-20-2010

United Nations
Monday, September 20, 2010

New York, NY
Thank you for this opportunity to join you today. I am privileged to represent civil society which collectively provides some 50 per cent of health services in many developing countries, and in particular, to represent 151 non-government organizations that are members of the International Planned... READ MORE
Carmen Barroso Regional Director, IPPF/WHR | 9-4-2010

IPPF Arab World Region
Regional Council meeting

Tunis, Tunisia
The WHR has two non grant-receiving MAs and 33 grant-receiving MAs in Latin America and the Caribbean. We have long adopted a rights-based approach, but we gave it a new impetus with the adoption of the IPPF Declaration on Sexual Rights and our new Regional Strategic Plan, where sexual rights... READ MORE
Carmen Barroso Regional Director, International Planned Parenthood Federation/Western Hemisphere Region | 7-12-2010

Chairmen’s Session: Challenges to Meeting the Unmet Needs for Contraception

Women Deliver

Washington DC
When we speak about the universal access to contraceptive services and the huge unmet need for family planning services that exists in the world today, the first image that comes to mind is that of poor women in Africa. Indeed, Africa’s unmet need for contraception is much higher than in... READ MORE
Dr. Gill Greer, Director-General, IPPF | 4-23-2010
Ambassador Staur, Ambassador Badji, I would like to begin by thanking you, and your colleagues, for this opportunity to speak with you, with members of delegations, UN agencies and members of civil society on this important occasion in the lead up to the 2010 MDG Review and Summit. READ MORE

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