Ipas in Action

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25.6.2021

Ipas Bolivia and Youth Directorate award winners of Chataboo competition

The "Chataboo" contest, organized by Ipas Bolivia and the Vice-Ministry of Equal Opportunities, through the Plurinational Youth Directorate, came to an end on Thursday 24 June with the award ceremony for the winners, whose videos beat out more than 90 entries, all from young people between the ages of 16 and 28.

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4.6.2021

Chataboo contest: an initiative of Ipas Bolivia and the Youth Directorate

On Friday, June 4, Ipas Bolivia and the Plurinational Youth Directorate launched the "Chataboo Contest" focused on addressing sexual and reproductive rights and teen pregnancy prevention. This was also to promote the Chataboo game, available on the Play Store, which is an important tool for learning about sexuality.

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12.5.2021

The Plurinational Youth Directorate invites young people to download Chataboo

On Tuesday 12 May, as part of the activities planned for the prevention of gender-based violence, the Plurinational Directorate of Youth held an event in which the play "Resilient" by the cast Albor was performed. At this event, Director Kelly Aruquipa also invited young people to download the Chataboo app, a game developed with Ipas Bolivia for the prevention of violence, teenage pregnancy and sexual and reproductive health care.

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8.5.2021

Ministry of Education and Ipas Bolivia work together to prevent sexual violence through education

On Saturday, May 8, at an event held at the American Institute in the city of Cochabamba, Ipas Bolivia, together with the Ministry of Education, launched the "Curriculum documents for the prevention of sexual violence in schools and colleges" kit.

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16.3.2021

Ipas Bolivia launched MAIVVS and MIAS applications with Ministry of Health

On March 10, Ipas Bolivia and the Ministry of Health presented the mobile applications MAIVVS (Manual de Atención Integral a Víctimas de Violencia Sexual) and MIAS (Manual Integral de Atención Segura), designed to improve the quality of sexual and reproductive health care and provide health-care providers with information in this area.

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8.3.2021

Ministry of Justice Youth Directorate and Ipas launch 'Chataboo' application

In commemoration of March 8, the digital application "Chataboo" was launched nationwide. It is an entertaining and educational video game for adolescents and young people that contains questions and answers aimed at preventing sexual violence and teenage pregnancy.

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26.1.2021

My Telecon: free sexual and reproductive health care during the COVID-19 pandemic

In response to the health crisis caused by COVID - 19, which reorganized the routine of health services leaving aside the attention in sexual and reproductive health, the teleconsultation service "Mi Telecon" arises, a free alternative that since September 2020 has been providing all Bolivian women sexual and reproductive health care through a system that allows users to attend a medical consultation in a non-presential manner from the comfort of your home via cell phone or computer.

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19.12.2020

Call: SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL, COLLECTION AND ANALYSIS OF QUALITATIVE INFORMATION FOR SOCIAL LEGAL RESEARCH

Non-profit organization invites professionals in the social and / or legal or related areas with more than two years of experience working on issues of Sexual and Reproductive Health, Sexual and Reproductive Rights.

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11.12.2020

Ipas Bolivia signs agreement with Ombudsman's Office

Ipas Bolivia signed an inter-institutional cooperation agreement with the Ombudsman's Office on Friday, December 11, 2020. The agreement was signed in order to continue working on sexual and reproductive rights, an issue on which the two institutions had already been working together.

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10.12.2020

Ombudsman's Office recognizes Ipas Bolivia for its work on DSDR

Ipas Bolivia's work on Sexual and Reproductive Rights (SRHR) was recognized this Thursday, December 10, by the Ombudsman's Office at the meeting "For a More Just and Peaceful Society," commemorating International Human Rights Day.

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25.11.2020

Forcing to continue with an unwanted pregnancy is also violence. Failure to comply with Constitutional Ruling 0206/2014.

In Bolivia, as in the rest of the world, violence against women is a structural problem that affects a large number of women and their families. According to the Survey of Prevalence and Characteristics of Violence against Women 2016[1], 75 out of every 100 married or cohabiting women suffered some type of violence by their partners.

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19.11.2020

Men's month for Ipas Bolivia

November 19 is Men's Day, and Ipas Bolivia has launched a month-long awareness-raising campaign on masculinities and gender-based violence prevention. As part of this campaign, specific activities are being carried out to inform, educate and, above all, involve men in this initiative. To this end, social networks have been the strong point of dissemination, although traditional media were also used.

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18.11.2020

Ipas Bolivia signs agreement with the State School of Judges

On Wednesday, November 18, Ipas Bolivia signed a framework agreement of institutional cooperation with the School of Judges of the Plurinational State of Bolivia (EJE).

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23.10.2020

1st Short Story Contest "The thousand and one ways in which men live our masculinities".

Ipas Bolivia invites men of all ages to participate in the contest on masculinities: "The thousand and one ways men live our masculinities" Participate until Nov. 5

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20.10.2020

Ombudsman's Report detects lack of knowledge among health care providers about the application of abortion

A report prepared by the Ombudsman's Office with support from Ipas Bolivia reveals that only 8 percent of 277 health-care providers in 44 health centers nationwide who were consulted know in which cases legal abortion (ILE) is appropriate.

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23.9.2020

Ipas Bolivia present at launch of "Previene te conviene" campaign

The Ministry of Justice and Institutional Transparency through the Vice Ministry of Equal Opportunities and the Plurinational Directorate of Youth in partnership with #IpasBolivia and other institutions, launched Tuesday, the campaign #PrevieneteConviene" in order to prevent unplanned pregnancies in adolescents.

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20.9.2020

Presentation of the ombudsman's report

The Bolivian Ombudsman's Office and Ipas Bolivia invite you to the presentation of the Ombudsman's Report "The Situation of Legal Termination of Pregnancy as a #Women's #HumanRight.